You don't pay unless we win!

Drunk driver kills woman in wrong-way collision on U.S. 59

Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2020 at 3:00 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A drunk driver killed a woman in a wrong-way collision on U.S. Highway 59 on the morning of Monday, November 16, ABC 13 reports.

The driver of a truck was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 59 when it hit an SUV head-on near the highway’s intersection with Highway 6. The woman driving the SUV did not survive the incident.

Authorities believe the wrong-way driver, 35-year-old Johnny Bladimir Martinez, was intoxicated at the time of the crash. He was rushed to the hospital after the crash and is expected to survive.

Martinez is now facing criminal charges.

People dislike attorneys until they actually need one. Attorney Tom's team of Houston personal injury lawyers is prepared to help you if you've been hurt in an accident. Call (713) 244-6363 or fill out an online contact form and an experienced legal professional will reach out to you.

Note: This site is dedicated to reporting on accidents and injuries. We refer to existing news sources to create our posts. News articles often are updated to reflect new developments. Contact us if you have noticed any false or out of date information in this post so we can update it to be as informative as possible.

Disclaimer: Attorneytom.com is a local website. We hope that by exposing the frequency of accidental injuries in our community, we can help make the greater Houston area a safer place. It is our hope that exposing the prevalence of preventable injuries will help our friends and neighbors take the necessary measures to avoid such accidents. Information on accidentattorney.io is not legal advice.

Testimonials

View All Testimonials
Avvo Logo
TTLA Logo
American Justice Association Logo
khou11 Logo
KPRC Logo
Houston Buiness Journal Logo