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Police on the lookout for a Hit-and-Run driver in northwest Houston

Posted by admin | Posted in Car Accident Attorney, Houston car accident lawyer | Posted on 16-10-2012

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Houston police are on the lookout for an unidentified suspect who allegedly hit and ran a man at a Valero gas station on the 200 block of North Shepherd Drive near Pinemont Drive in northwest Houston. The accident occurred at approximately 11:15 am last Sunday when a African American male in a white Buick or Pontiac  sedan was leaving the gas station and hit the man in his forties. The driver of the vehicle continued to drive away and was chased by onlookers who eventually lost him. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was in critical condition after sustaining severe head injuries.

Police are currently investigating security footage in attempt to identify the unknown vehicle and its driver.

A hit and run accident causing injury to a person is a severe crime in Texas, handled as a felony offense with substantial jail time. The victims of these heinous offenses are entitled to financial compensation for their injuries, pain and suffering as well as loss of income. If you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Houston to discuss your potential case and legal options. An attorney well versed in personal injury will have the resources and knowledge to ensure that you receive the largest settlement possible for your injuries.

How to Avoid Car Accidents

Posted by admin | Posted in Houston car accident lawyer | Posted on 21-02-2011

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Many people are killed or injured in car accidents every year.  It is imperative for vehicle owners while driving to be very cautious to put a stop to the high number of automobile accidents occurring yearly. There are various quality safety driving guidelines that must be followed to lessen the risk of a crash. If every individual complied with these simple road rules it would decrease the amount of accidents quite substantially. While environmental factors can play a role in causing car accidents, in most cases it is the driver’s fault. Here are some tips to help avoid car accidents:

  • Pull into traffic slowly
  • Keep at least one hand on the steering wheel at all times
  • Watch for pedestrians
  • Keep up with vehicle maintenance
  • Do not tailgate
  • Be courteous and respectful to other drivers
  • Stop at all stop signs and red lights
  • Obey traffic laws

Hugh Howerton is one of America’s top rated attorneys and specializes in car accident cases.  Hugh Howerton has won millions of dollars for his past clients who were injured in a car accident.  Contact a experienced Houston car accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.