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Complete Harris County, TX accident reports and news.


Accidents in Harris County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Harris County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Harris County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Harris County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a Harris County personal injury lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can connect you with an experienced accident lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about how Harris County personal injury law works.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Tue, 01/17/2017 Pedestrian Accident Man killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on Westview in Houston, Texas
Mon, 01/16/2017 Motorcycle Accident Dominique Jones killed in motorcycle crash on Homestead Road in Harris County, Texas
Sat, 01/14/2017 Drunk Driving 19-year-old woman killed, 6 others injured in alleged drunk-driving crash on I-45 in Houston, Texas
Sat, 01/14/2017 Drunk Driving Woman and child killed, and driver Victor Garcia, 48, charged in wrong-way collision on Highway 59 at Westpark Drive in Houston, Texas
Tue, 01/10/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Michael Kenneth Unfried, 36, dies when struck by metro bus on Milam and Congress in Houston, Texas
Sun, 01/08/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist, 32, killed in collision with dump truck on U.S. 290 in Houston, Texas
Sun, 01/08/2017 Pedestrian Accident Man struck and killed after fleeing two-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in Houston, Texas
Sun, 01/08/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian fatally struck by hit-and-run driver on East Freeway in Houston, Texas
Wed, 01/04/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian fatally struck by hit-and-run pickup truck on Gulf Freeway in Houston, Texas
Wed, 12/28/2016 Aircraft Accident Chief Warrant Officer 3 Dustin Lee Mortenson, 32, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lucas Maurice Lowe, 33, dead in Apache helicopter crash in Galveston Bay near Seabrook, Texas
Tue, 12/20/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian dead after hit-and-run collision on Furay Road in NE Harris County, Texas
Sat, 12/17/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist killed in crash with hit-and-run driver on Nasa Road in Webster, Texas
Fri, 12/16/2016 Pedestrian Accident Female pedestrian killed, male pedestrian injured in collision on Highway 249 in Harris County, Texas
Wed, 12/14/2016 Pedestrian Accident Salondris Cobbs, 48, killed when struck by vehicle with elderly driver suspected of suffering medical episode on South Braeswood in Houston, Texas
Tue, 12/13/2016 Car Accident Man killed after being struck by pickup on FM 1960 in Aldine, Texas
Sun, 12/11/2016 Car Accident Child, 11, killed and several people injured in head-on crash on Bourgeois Road in Harris County, Texas
Sun, 12/11/2016 Car Accident 45-year-old passenger dies, driver Marrieund Elaine Chambers, 43, charged in alcohol related crash on Westheimer in Houston, Texas
Sun, 12/11/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist killed after losing control on East Little York in Houston, Texas
Sat, 12/10/2016 Car Accident One person killed and Refugio Eguia-Garcia, 44, arrested in four-vehicle crash on North Freeway in Houston, Texas
Wed, 12/07/2016 Pedestrian Accident Male pedestrian, 22, killed in collision with alleged drunk driver Vivian Vonell Vance, 48, on Galveston Road in Houston, Texas