1 dead, 1 left injured after crash on Tomball Pkwy in NW Houston
HOUSTON, TX — A man died following a two-vehicle wreck last Wednesday, September 20, on the Tomball Parkway in northwest Houston that injured another person, reports the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
Multiple HCSO units were called to the scene in the 11900 block of the parkway (TX-249), shortly after 5:40 p.m.
According to the HCSO Vehicular Crimes Division, the decedent was driving a vehicle that had run the red light at the lighted intersection, causing a crash with another vehicle that was crossing on Old Foltin Road.
Authorities said that because the causing driver was not wearing a seat belt at at the time, he struck his head on his vehicle’s windshield and then was partially thrown against the backseat. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
EMS personnel treated the other driver at the scene and had the patient transported to Urgent Care. No updates on their condition have been made public.
An investigation remains ongoing.
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