Driver dies after hitting vehicle, concrete driveway in north Houston

Posted on Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 at 11:21 am    

HOUSTON, TX — A man was killed Monday evening in a two-vehicle collision in north Houston’s Mooney Heights area, reports the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said the fatal crash happened in the 4300 block of Mooney Road at about 5:40 p.m.

Investigators believe the man was behind the wheel of a black 2012 Nissan Altima going eastbound when tried to pass a slower vehicle on the right side. The driver then lost control and drove off the roadway and onto a nearby grassy area. His vehicle then hit the rear-right of an eastbound 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck. The Altima was sent into a ditch off the south side roadway and hit a concrete driveway.

The driver of the Altima was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

HCSO’s Vehicular Crimes Division is investigating the fatal incident.

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