• July 08, 2022

Tamara Russell Injured in Car Accident on Texas Parkway in Missouri City, TX

UPDATE (July 15, 2022): Sources have identified the person injured in the crash as Tamara Russell.

Missouri City, TX -- June 18, 2022, one person was injured due to an accident where multiple vehicles crashed on Texas Parkway.

In reports, authorities said that the crash took place at around 9:14 p.m. along Texas Parkway at the intersection of Lexington Boulevard.

According to authorities, Eric James Russell was in a vehicle at the intersection when another vehicle, a Toyota Camry reportedly driven by Angel Gonzalez, crashed with a Mercedes-Benz. Those vehicles then hit Russell's vehicle and a fourth vehicle.

An unidentified 45-year-old passenger in Russell's vehicle reportedly had incapacitating injuries due to the crash. No other injuries were listed. Police said they believe alcohol was a contributing factor, but they did not give any further details.

Commentary on Tamara Russell Car Accident in Missouri City

It's obviously serious anytime authorities mention the possibility of alcohol. I certainly can't say more than what's available in the reports, so perhaps alcohol was not a factor here. If it was, though, then getting the victim the help they deserve could mean going through a local alcohol provider.

Tamara Russell Injured in Car Accident in Missouri City, TX

Put simply, Texas has dram shop law which says that an alcohol provider who over-serves an obviously intoxicated person can be liable for damages resulting from that intoxication. Whether that's a bar, liquor store, restaurant, or even a gas station, a business violating these rules and contributing to such a serious crash needs to be held accountable for their actions. This can both help make the community safer while also providing some much needed assistance to the victims and families involved.

Unfortunately, dram shop is not the sort of thing authorities tend to look into on their own. That's why independent investigations are often more prudent in these situations. Are those steps being taken here?


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