Two-vehicle crash on South Freeway claims driver’s life, injures 2 bystanders
HOUSTON, TX — A two-vehicle collision Monday afternoon in south Houston claimed the life of a 22-year-old man and left two other people injured, reports the Houston Police Department.
The accident happened at 6800 South Freeway (State Highway 288), prompting a response from Houston Police and paramedics shortly after 1:15 p.m.
The HPD’s Vehicular Crimes Division found that the young man was driving a silver Honda Civic northbound. For reasons still being investigated, the car collided with a white Chevrolet Express that was stopped on the right shoulder, along with two male pedestrians who were standing near the disabled vehicle at the time.
Paramedics rushed the driver of the striking car to Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The two bystanders–two men aged 42 and 32–were transported to an area hospital for injuries considered non-life-threatening.
An investigation remains open and ongoing.
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