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Hit and Run Accident Injures Woman, Kills Dog

Houston car accident attorneys, like many people, have a soft spot for animals and are saddened when they are hurt or killed as a result of human action. Many people love animals because they are utterly innocent, and devoted—particularly dogs. Instances of animal abuse or cruelty leave most people bristling with shock and anger.

In Harris County, a Friday night hit and run accident not only left a woman critically injured, but her dog was killed as well.

The incident took place at about 10 p.m. at the intersection of Valley Palm and Kilrenny. According to Houston Police deputies, a woman was taking her dog for a walk in the Champions Forest subdivistion. She approached the intersection, and proceeded to cross the road with her dog. As she crossed the street a black car ran a stop sign and hit both the woman and her dog.

The woman was taken to the nearby Memorial Hermann hospital and reported to be in critical condition. Her dog, unfortunately was killed at the scene of the accident. So, not only will the woman have a long recovery ahead of her, but she’s also lost a loving companion.

The driver immediately fled the scene, and police are continuing their search for the perpetrator of the crime. If you have any information about this accident, please contact the Houston Police Department immediately.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, call Houston car accident attorney Joe Stephens today at 713.224.0000 for a free consultation. Joe Stephens is a nationally recognized Houston injury lawyer with over 26 years of experience serving the Houston and south Texas communities. He understands how difficult a legal case can be, and will take you through every step of the process, so you feel comfortable on both a professional and a personal level. Call today or fill out an online contact form and a member of The Stephens Law Firm will contact you within 24 hours to schedule your free consultation. Get in touch with Joe Stephens today to get the advice and help that you need.

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