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Saturday mayhem strikes local areas

A Highlands ambulance arrives first to help with a homeless man found by a motorist lying beside US 90 just past FM 2100 at 7:00 p.m. Five other calls went out at the same time.

CROSBY – HIGHLANDS – Last Saturday at about 7:00 p.m. six emergencies cropped up, including two Life Flight rescue calls that went out in Crosby at the same time, and before the evening shift had completed, all four Life Flight helicopters for Harris County had been called to the area.

Other calls were for assorted accidents, including the regular Saturday night feature ATV accident.

A woman was killed in an auto accident in Highlands on Saturday, September 28, at approximately 7:53. A gray 2009 Toyota Camry was being operated by Julia Garza Martinez was traveling west at the 3600 block of E. Wallisville Rd. without her headlights on during nighttime hours.

At the same time a blue 2007 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling east at the 3600 block of E. Wallisville Rd. Ms Martinez failed to drive in a single lane, crossed left of center and struck the Silverado. She was transported to Hermann Hospital Texas Medical Center via Life Flight where she later succumbed to the injuries sustained in this crash. The driver of the Silverado suffered minor injuries and was not transported. This case remains under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.