Driver dies after two-vehicle collision in Houston’s Alief area
HOUSTON, TX — A 23-year-old man died early Sunday after a high speed crash involving two vehicles in Houston’s Alief community, according to CW39.
The Houston Police Department said the fatal wreck happened in the 11600 block of Beechnut Street on October 2, at around 12:50 a.m.
An early investigation indicates the young man was driving a silver Acura RL eastbound at a high rate of speed. At one point, another eastbound driver in a silver Infiniti G35 tried to merge into his lane. Moments later, the Acura hit the Infiniti, causing the Acura driver to lose control. The Acura then traveled onto the sidewalk and hit a pole before rolling over.
The driver of the Acura died from his injuries at the scene, confirmed officials.
The Infiniti driver, who was not reported hurt, stayed after the crash. They were questioned and then released from the scene.
No pending charges have been reported.
The department’s Vehicular Crimes Division continues to investigate.
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