Nancy Dunn Injured in Single-Vehicle Accident on Katy Freeway in Katy, TX
Katy, TX — February 21, 2022, 77-year-old Nancy Dunn was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident on the Katy Freeway (I-10) in Katy.
Authorities say the incident happened around 8:10 a.m. on I-10 near Pederson Road. Preliminary investigation suggests Dunn was driving a Hyundai Accent west on the freeway when she exited onto a curved ramp. Investigators believe she was traveling at unsafe speeds for road conditions when the car slid off the ramp and overturned in a nearby ditch. It rolled one or more times before coming to rest.
Dunn suffered serious injuries in the accident.
No further information is currently available.
Commentary on Nancy Dunn Accident in Katy
Police say the victim may have taken the ramp at unsafe speeds, though they're not clear about whether it was just the grade of the curve or poor road conditions that made it slide off the road. I'm not saying they're wrong or I know differently, but I also know from long experience that preliminary investigations don't always account for all the variables before reaching conclusions. Put another way: What if there's more to the story?
If the authorities handling the crash aren't considering every potential factor, then their reports may end up incomplete--or worse, incorrectly blame the victim for her own injuries when her crash was out of her control. If there's doubt or confusion about what sent her car off the road, it may be best to have independent professionals with the right tools and training look again. It's important that nothing be ignored or written off in pursuit of the truth. Click below to learn more.