A woman was killed in a hit-and run-accident in Houston that happened on Sunday.
Details about the Fatal Hit and Run
Multiple sources are reporting that the Houston police department is working to investigate an accident in which a woman was killed in a hit and run on the 4900 block of East Crosstimbers Street on Sunday afternoon.
Police have stated that the woman was driving a white Nissan Altima heading west on East Crosstimbers at about 1:05 p.m. when she came to a stop at the red light of the intersection with Lockwood Drive. Another vehicle was next to the Altima, and when the light turned green, another vehicle allegedly ran a red light and hit both the Altima and the vehicle next to it.
The driver of the vehicle left the scene of the accident on foot and is currently wanted by police.
The driver of the Altima was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the state of Texas:
- In 2014, there were a total of 823 people who were killed in accident in the state of Texas that happened at intersections.
- During the same year, there were a total of 3,534 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Texas.
- There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2014.