Houston – 1 Killed After Two-Car Crash on Lee Road
Posted on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 at 6:42 am
Houston law enforcement officials have yet to release the name of the victim who died following a fatal vehicle collision on Lee Road last Saturday night.
According to the report, a pickup truck was traveling along the eastbound lane of Edward Drive near Lee Road when it crashed into another car as it approaches the intersection. Police sad that the driver of the pickup failed to yield to the other car, resulting in a crash.
When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found one person in one of the vehicles unconscious. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Meanwhile, two occupants in the pickup failed to render aid to the victim and escaped the scene. They were later apprehended by police shortly after.
No one else was injured.
The crash remains under investigation.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the Houston Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.
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