Leland Smith Arrested after Critically Injuring Teen in DUI Crash on Georgia Avenue [Deer Park, TX]

Leland Smith Arrested after Critically Injuring Teen in DUI Crash on Georgia Avenue [Deer Park, TX]

Leland Smith Arrested after Critically Injuring Teen in DUI Crash on Georgia Avenue and Wildwood Drive [Deer Park, TX]
Leland Smith Arrested after Critically Injuring Teen in DUI Crash on Georgia Avenue [Deer Park, TX]

17-Year-Old Girl in Life Support after Traffic Accident on Wildwood Drive

DEER PARK, TX (December 6, 2023) On Tuesday afternoon, the authorities arrested Leland Smith after critically injuring a teen in a crash.

The fatal incident happened on November 14th around 3:30 p.m. in the area of Georgia Avenue and Wildwood Drive.

According to the Deer Park Police Department, a 17-year-old student was walking with her sister, when a pickup truck driven by Smith lost control and struck them along the sidewalk.

Furthermore, the student was then pinned by the pickup against a light pole. She suffered life-threatening injuries, and paramedics transported her to Memorial Hermann Hospital via Life Flight.

In addition, the authorities stated that the victim is a 10th-grade student at Deer Park High School South Campus.

Consequently, the authorities arrested Smith with intoxication assault charges, and additional charges are possible. An active investigation is still ongoing.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.


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