Two people are dead and two others are injured after a late night crash in northwest Harris County on Monday. Officials report that a Ford Mustang left the roadway and crashed into a ditch. The driver and a passenger were sent to the hospital with unknown injuries while two other passengers who were in the vehicle at the time died at the scene. Deputies investigating the incident closed Veterans-Memorial for nearly four hours. Firefighters had to use special equipment in order to extract the victims from the wreckage. The names of the victims have not yet been released and the crash is currently under investigation. It has not yet been determined if alcohol may have played a role in the accident. Whether or not alcohol played a role in the crash, it is more important to remember avoid the temptation and the dangers of drinking and driving. No matter who or where you are, driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI or DWI) is against the law. Intoxication behind the wheel is one of the leading causes of fatal car accidents in the United States. The legal limit of intoxication is .08%. If you or someone you love has been injured or killed by a drunk driver, give our offices a call. Having an experienced attorney on your side in the Houston area can make the difference on how quickly your case is settled. The costs surrounding an accident can quickly add up, especially when medical costs, the cost of rehabilitative care or even the tragedy of funeral costs, pain and suffering can add up. An attorney can help you determine what your case is really worth and help you to receive compensation. When you call our offices, we will match with an attorney who will take careful note of all of the details of your case. They will give you solid advice in order to help you and your loved ones seek justice. We are here to help. Your initial consultation is free.