Man arrested after fleeing scene of deadly accident on Garth Road
Posted on Monday, January 18th, 2021 at 3:00 pm
BAYTOWN, TX – A man was arrested after fleeing the scene of a deadly accident on the evening of Sunday, January 17, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office reports.
An elderly man has died in a crash at Garth Rd and Barbers Hill in District 3. The other driver attempted to flee but is in custody. Garth RD is closed in both directions. @HCSO_LECommand @HCSO_D3Patrol @SheriffEd_HCSO @HCSOTexas pic.twitter.com/OPuYIarahE
— Captain J. Shannon (@HCSO_NightShift) January 17, 2021
Two cars reportedly collided at the intersection of Garth Road and Barbers Hill — an elderly man was killed in the accident. The other driver involved in the incident attempted to flee the scene of the crash but was later arrested by authorities.