Gertrude Daughtery, Juveniles Injured in Alleged Hit-and-run Accident in Houston, TX
Houston, TX — March 25, 2023, Gertrude Daughtery and juveniles were injured due to an alleged hit-and-run accident at around 9:39 p.m. on Martin Luther King Blvd.
Details provided in statements from Harris County officials say that the crash took place in the area of the Martin Luther King Boulevard and Beldart Street intersection.
It appears that Gertrude Daughtery and an unspecified number of juvenile passengers were in a vehicle which was traveling along MLK Boulevard. At Daughtery, it appears that a collision occurred with a Chevy HHR that caused "major damage" to both vehicles.
Daughtery and the juveniles in her vehicle were reportedly transported to a local hospital. It's unconfirmed if anyone else was hurt. Statements from authorities say there were multiple witnesses who saw the driver of the Chevy HHR attempt to leave the scene. They also described the man as "intoxicated."
Currently, reports show there is a pending charge for failure to stop and render aid. It's unclear whether or not additional charges are being considered at this time. Investigations are ongoing.