Valerie Roberts Injured in Hit-and-run Accident in Houston, TX
Houston, TX -- August 5, 2022, Valerie Roberts was injured due to an accident where two cars crashed, and the other driver left the scene.
Investigators said thqat the incident happened at the intersection of Yale Street and 16th Street at around 1:30 p.m.
70-year-old Valerie Roberts was said to be in a BMW traveling southbound along Yale. At the crossing, failure to yield caused a collision with a silver vehicle. While public information says that the silver vehicle failed to yield, they also list Roberts failing to yield as a factor in the crash.
Frankly, the most likely explanation there is the officer relaying the information just made a mistake. I can't say for sure what happened here, but if my choice of who likely failed to yield is between an injured 70-year-old woman and someone who selfishly left her behind and fled the scene, I'd say odds are leaning toward the runaway driver being the one to blame for all of this.
That seemingly small discrepancy, though, is sometimes a big red flag that authorities rushed their investigations and didn't really give an accident the attention it deserved. Did authorities ever work to clear up these conflicting details, or did they just leave those affected by this crash to fend for themselves?