Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Car Accident

While driving the wrong way down the Katy Freeway in the early morning hours of October 15, 26-year-old Brittini Kressin hit the back end of the driver’s side of a Toyota Corolla. This all occurred around the 5600 block of the Katy Freeway close to downtown Houston shortly after midnight. A 20-year-old female passenger was sent to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital where she was sadly pronounced dead. The drunk driver, Brittini Kressin, was sent to the hospital as well, but only for minor injuries. She was observed by the Houston Police Department to have been intoxicated and was then taken into custody. She has since been charged with intoxication manslaughter.

Being involved in any type of car accident can be traumatic, but if alcohol is involved, it can increase the chances of you being sued for damages resulting from the accident. In the unfortunate situation where you may be involved in a car accident, whether drunk or sober, it would be a good idea to contact a lawyer. If you find yourself in need of car accident attorney in Houston, call us at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP. Our team of lawyers is ready to represent you during this difficult time.

There are several different outcomes when dealing with a car accident, especially one that results in a death. You can end up responsible not only for the cost of repairs to the vehicle, but also medical expenses as well. When the time comes for you to need representation, call us at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP to get started on your case. You can be sure you will be represented to the fullest extent of our ability. Minimize the impact this accident could have on your life and your future by letting us take care of you during this difficult time.

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