Jury Finds Department of Transportation Liable for Causing AccidentJuly 21, 2011
A jury awarded $1.1 million to the family of an elderly woman who died following a highway crash. The family sued the Texas Department of Transportation for high grass in a median on Highway 347 that allegedly caused the crash. The woman made a left turn into an on comming vehicle. The family claimed that the grass was between 3 to 5 feet tall and the Texas Department of Transportation knew about it.