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Driver dies in fiery weekend crash on South Gessner Road

Posted on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 4:00 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A driver died in a fiery crash on South Gessner Road this weekend, according to a press release from the Houston Police Department.

The unidentified male victim was driving a white pickup truck near 3200 Gessner Road around 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 10. The driver attempted to pass on the left side but there was no lane, only a turnaround.

He then attempted to pull back into the main lanes but lost control of his truck. He struck a nearby curb and drove up onto a median. His car then hit a concrete bridge, which caused the gas tank in his car to rupture and spill gasoline. The victim’s truck rolled over and then caught on fire.

The incident remains under investigation.

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