Shayla Martinez Injured in Accident at Prairie St in Houston, TX

August 21, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Shayla Martinez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Prairie St in Houston, TX

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Rio, Hyundai Elantra
Prairie St
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Rio and Hyundai Elantra were involved in a collision

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that injured a driver at Prairie St in Houston, TX on August 21st, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 8:40 p.m. According to investigators, a Kia Rio operated by 24-year-old Shayla Martinez was headed westbound on Prairie St when a Hyundai Elantra ran a red light at the intersection with Travis St, colliding with the Kia. Following the collision, the Hyundai fled the scene and was pursued by police until the driver was later stopped and alleged to be intoxicated. Martinez suffered serious injuries in the crash while her three passengers were reportedly uninjured.

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