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Houston – Alleged Street Race Injured One on Sam Houston Parkway

Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 at 1:14 am    

A teenage pedestrian was rushed to a hospital after getting struck by a vehicle on Sam Houston Parkway, early Monday morning.

According to initial reports, the incident took place at the 10111 block of Houston Oaks in northwest Harris County, after two vehicles had reportedly started their race through an office park. A family relative of the victim told police officers that they were watching the race when a red Camaro vehicle crashed into the family’s struck, ultimately hitting the pedestrian who was only identified as 19-year-old teenage boy.

No other injuries were reported at this time. Authorities said the driver of the alleged race was not injured and has not been taken into custody. No charges have been filed yet.

The case remains under investigation.

Texas is among the states in the US that have the most car accidents which involved injuries and fatalities every year. Some of the common factors contributing to the rising cases of collisions in the area include the worsening traffic situation, weather conditions, and poor driving habits.

Bad driving habits are the greatest cause of a fatal crash. It can be lethal to the person behind the wheel, as well as the drivers on the road. Drivers who do not use their signal to change lanes or those who do not secure their blind spots before shifting direction are more likely to be involved in an accident. Some of the most dangerous driving habits include speeding, unsafe lane change, tailgating, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a car accident with a negligent driver, you have a right to fair compensation for the trauma you experienced and the injuries you have suffered.

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