Student Injured in Accident at Georgia Ave and Wildwood Dr in Houston, TX

November 14, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Georgia Ave & Wildwood Dr, Deer Park, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Houston Police
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150
Georgia Ave and Wildwood Dr
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 veered into a light pole that struck a teen

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a teen at Georgia Ave and Wildwood Dr in Houston, TX on November 14th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 3:30 p.m. Authorities say a Ford F-150 operated by Leland Smith was on Georgia Avenue veered across multiple lanes into a light pole and sidewalk. Officials say the light pole fell and struck a 17-year-old student walking home at the time. Reports say the student was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. Reports say Smith was arrested on an Intoxication Assault charge. Additional information was not immediately available.

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