Driver killed following rear-end crash in Deer Park
Posted on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 at 1:37 pm
HOUSTON, TX – One person lost their life following a major rear-end crash involving a tractor-trailer in the Deer Park area on Tuesday morning.
According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred at about 6:11 a.m. within the 7400 block of LaPorte Freeway, near the Independence Parkway interchange.
@HCSOTexas units are investigating a fatal crash at 7400 LaPorte Fwy, near Independence Pkwy. An 18-wheeler was stopped on the outbound shoulder. A driver, described as a Hispanic male between 20-30, rear-ended the truck. The driver of the striking vehicle was pronounced deceased pic.twitter.com/E1ZlH5sM8G
— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) August 10, 2021
Police say an unidentified male driver slammed into the rear of an 18-wheeler.
The truck driver contacted emergency services and remained at the scene. The man in the striking vehicle suffered fatal injuries in the crash.
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