Several Injured in Car Accident on Wade Road in Harris County, TX
Harris County, TX -- April 17, 2022, multiple injuries resulted from an accident due to vehicles colliding alcohol Wade Road.
Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 9:30 p.m. along Wade Road in the Baytown area, just off Wallisville Road.
Authorities say that multiple vehicles somehow crossed paths and collided along Wade Road, sending multiple people to the hospital. At least one person had to be flown from the scene.
Currently, additional details about the crash are unavailable.
Commentary on Car Accident on Wade Road in Harris County
After a late night crash, authorities are likely to look into things like distraction, speeding, and possibly alcohol as the more common factors. Those are all important to look into, especially down in Harris County where it's very common for there to be dram shop cases resulting from accidents where a local bar recklessly and illegally over-served someone. Is this going to be yet another such case?
That said, jumping to conclusions isn't really going to get people the help they need. As unlikely as some factors may be, there still should be thorough investigations into those possibilities. Mechanical issues, tire failure, road hazards, defects with signage or lighting, medical emergencies, etc. Maybe nothing of the sort happened here, but getting people the help they need means letting the evidence speak for itself. Are authorities taking the proper steps to get that evidence?