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1 dead, 2 injured in speeding accident on Gulf Freeway

HOUSTON, TX- A driver was killed and two people injured when a speeding vehicle crashed into several objects and a vehicle at 12600 Gulf Freeway on Jan. 27th.

The Houston Police Department reported that the driver of the speeding Chevrolet Silverado hit several signs, a Chevrolet Equinox, and the base of a light pole around 1p.m Thursday. This was after the driver of the Silverado sped through traffic, driving back and forth between lanes, before missing an exit. Upon missing the exit, the driver drove through the median and crashed into all the structures listed above.

The driver was ejected and died on the scene when the vehicle rolled over on top of him. He was a 21 year-old man.

A passenger of the Silverado was hospitalized. He is reported to be 24 years-old.

The driver of the Equinox was injured but did not have to be hospitalized.

An investigation is being conducted on this accident.

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Note: Serious accidents happen every day in Texas. Our blog serves as a reminder of this devastating fact and we hope that increased awareness of the risks we all face every day helps us take further steps towards prevention. Our posts are sourced from local news outlets and are updated frequently. Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.