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Houston – Fatal Crash on North Freeway

Posted on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 2:04 am    

A car accident between three vehicles caused a traffic delay on North Freeway near the Shepherd flyover, Monday morning.

At around 5:15 a.m., the Houston Police Department responded to the southbound lanes of Interstate 45 after receiving a crash alert. According initial reports, a vehicle traveling along the highway crashed into a barrier and eventually lost control. The said car then crossed onto the opposing lanes where it struck two passing vehicles.

Based on a preliminary investigation, the first vehicle may have suffered a mechanical issue causing the driver to lose control of the car. Authorities ruled out alcohol as a factor in the collision.

No injuries were reported as of this writing.

Investigators temporarily shut down the freeway for clearing and 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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