Passenger killed in suspected DUI crash on Telge Rd near SE Cypress
Posted on Friday, March 25th, 2022 at 10:53 am
HARRIS COUNTY, TX — A young woman died early Friday morning after a single-vehicle collision near Telge Park in southeast Cypress, according to Click2Houston.
The fatal wreck occurred in the 12500 block of Telge Road at approximately 2:20 a.m.
Details are limited, but authorities said a 26-year-old female driver collided with a raised curb, causing her to lose control and slam into a tree.
Harris County sheriff’s deputies and Cy Fair Fire Department crews arrived to find a vehicle with severe damage to its passenger side.
A female passenger believed to be in her 20s died from her injuries at the scene, confirmed the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
The driver, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local trauma center, was placed under custody after displaying signs of intoxication at the scene. She has since been charged with intoxicated manslaughter.
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 Contact us if you have noticed any false or out of date information in this post so we can update it to be as informative as possible.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.