Man dies after crash caused by possible medical emergency along the Southwest Freeway

Posted on Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 at 12:00 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A man died after a crash possibly caused by a medical emergency along the Southwest Freeway on Monday morning, the Houston Police Department reports.

Authorities say the victim, a 43-year-old man, was driving a silver Nissan Altima near 100 Southwest Freeway when his vehicle struck a nearby guardrail. Another driver passed by the incident and called the police after noticing the man slumped over in his car. The accident was reported around 2:05 a.m.

Emergency responders took the man to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead. The Nissan reportedly did not have damage consistent with a fatal accident and investigators believe the man may have suffered a medical emergency before the wreck.

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