Victim of a Teen Driver

Posted on by Defensive Driving Team | in My Kind of Driving

Authorities have arrested a driver in a hit-and-run wreck that seriously injured a woman and killed a dog in northwest Harris County late Friday night. Douglas Morehouse Coleman, 18, was arrested Sunday and charged with accident involving injury or death. His bond was set at $5,000.
Coleman ran a stop sign and struck Sharon Kiel and her dog with his car, investigators said. Kiel was airlifted to Memorial Hermann in critical condition with two broken legs, a broken arm, a skull fracture and a torn aorta. The dog died at the scene. Police said Coleman did not stop to help. Coleman is scheduled to make a court appearance on Monday. Court records show he’d been on probation after being charged with marijuana possession in April.

The driver didn’t display a mature driving attitude.  By leaving the scene and failing to render aid he has broken the law.  Accidents happen, but failure to react properly after accidents can have a tumultuous aftermath. For those reading this, take this as a lesson. Enroll in our state approved driver safety course and learn techniques on mature driving and how to properly handle various driving situations like this.

 

|

Customer Reviews

Defensivedriving.com has a ShopperApproved rating of 4.7 based on 100482 ratings and reviews.

Adam
It was great!
Frank
Fast
Randal
Easy to get registared
Ernest
Professional, user friendly, responsive
David
Quick and easy
Mario
Web site is easy to navigate. Very intuitive.
Riley
This is so easy!!
Lori
Great
Nicole
Getting registered was fast and easy!
Haven
Super quick and simple
Nelson
quick and EZ
Garrett
Very easy and affordable.
San TX, United States
Was real informative
John
It's easy and quick.
Christopher TX, United States
Great learning experience
Nikolaos TX, United States
Fast reliable easy and enjoyable
Phil United States
Easy to use. Very informative and well produced
Jordan
Easy and Quick
See all reviews on shopperApproved.com
Why DefensiveDriving.com
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Over 2 Million Customers Served
  • Highest Possible Better Business Bureau Rating
  • Award Winning Course