Houston, TX – 70-Year-Old Driver Killed in Crash on West Little York Rd near Greater Inwood

Mar 23, 2021 | Houston, TX Traffic Accidents

Houston, TX (March 23, 2021) – A  fatal auto accident took the life of a 70-year-old man last Thursday, March 18, in Houston. Eric Ross, 36, is being charged with manslaughter in the crash that occurred at around 1:20 p.m. on West Little York Road.

Sources indicate that the collision happened near Greater Inwood. The 70-year-old male who was driving a Toyota Camry pulled out of a private driveway. Ross’s vehicle, for unknown reasons, pushed the Camry into another vehicle that was stopped at a nearby intersection.

Paramedics responded to the call concerning the crash and arrived at the scene shortly after it took place. They transported the Camry’s elderly driver to a nearby hospital, where he later died. His identity has not been publicly disclosed at this time.

The other driver involved sustained no injuries in the accident, according to information provided by sources.

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Police in Houston continues their investigations into the contributing factors of the crash.

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Houston, TX - 70-Year-Old Driver Killed in Crash on West Little York Rd near Greater Inwood

Injuries from car accidents in Houston and across Texas take place thousands of times per year. These injuries sometimes end the lives of thousands of people. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, in 2018, over 12,000 serious car accidents resulted in severe injuries. Of those accidents, 14,937 people were injured, and over 3,000 lost their lives.

Unfortunately, almost all the accidents that take place in Texas and across the United States are caused by some form of driver negligence. Recent statistics compiled concerning the most common causes of traffic accidents in the US found that approximately 94% of the car accidents that take place are the result of driver recklessness or negligence. Some common forms of driver negligence include, but are not limited to:

  • Intoxication
  • Fatigue
  • Distraction

These are the three most common forms of driver negligence found to cause car accidents in Houston. If you are under the impression that you or someone you love has been injured in a Houston traffic accident; contact a Houston personal injury lawyer. Doing so maybe your best bet to receive full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses. If you believe that your family member’s death was the result of someone else’s negligence; contact a Houston wrongful death attorney for information. We can assist you with collecting financial compensation to cover things like outstanding medical bills and funeral costs.

Since 1983 our seasoned and skilled attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas have successfully helped injured crash victims, and their families collect the financial compensation they deserve. For decades, our personal injury law firm in Houston has been protecting and preserving our clients’ legal rights. We negotiate on behalf of our clients for fair financial compensation from insurance companies and other sources.

Call the law firm of Williams Hart & Boundas at 713-999-6945 to find out whether you qualify for financial compensation. Depending on the circumstances of your recent accident, we will work to get you fair compensation. We work on a contingency fee basis. What this means you pay nothing unless you are able to collect financial compensation. Call us at your earliest convenience.


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