19-year-old dead, toddler and woman injured after South Side pedestrian crash

Posted on Sunday, April 17th, 2022 at 10:09 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A teenager was killed and a toddler and a woman were hospitalized after a driver collided with a pedestrian in South Houston yesterday morning, according to KHOU.

The crash happened just before 12 p.m. at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Reed Road, as a 19-year-old woman and a second pedestrian were crossing the street.

The teenager was then hit by the 20-year-old driver of a black sedan, which also collided with a light pole and a Metro bus stop. The vehicle then burst into flames.

The teen pedestrian died after the collision.

The driver and a 2-year-old passenger were taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

It is unclear if the other pedestrian was hurt in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

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