• August 31, 2022

Woman Injured in Car Accident on Northwest Freeway in Houston, TX

Houston, TX -- February 2, 2022, a woman sustained injuries as the result of an accident where a car rear-ended her vehicle on US 290.

Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 6:45 a.m. along Northwest Freeway in the area of Pinemont Drive.

Officials said that a 54-year-old woman was in a pickup exiting off the southbound lanes of the freeway at Pinemont. While doing so, a Ford Mustang reportedly crashed into the back of her vehicle.

Due to the crash, the woman sustained reportedly incapacitating injuries. No other injuries were reported. At this time, no further information is available.

Commentary on Car Accident on US 290 at Pinemont in Houston

It's not often that a car hits the back of a pickup, and the pickup driver is worse for wear--especially considering the driver of the car apparently wasn't hurt. This concerns me because one sometimes sees this result in an unusual situation involving a seatback failure.

Houston, TX Car Accident Injures Woman at Northwest Fwy & Pinemont

This is something I discuss more thoroughly in this article here, but the basic idea is that seats sometimes fall or break during a collision when they should remain upright. As a result, folks sustain serious injuries they otherwise could have avoided in a safer vehicle. Could it be that something like that happened here? It would be a shame if no one looked into things further.


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