Man inspecting car after crash killed by hit-and-run driver on Beltway 8

Posted on Sunday, February 13th, 2022 at 10:45 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A man who was inspecting his vehicle after a crash was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Beltway 8 early this morning, according to KHOU.

The initial crash happened on the southbound Beltway near Clay Road at around 3 a.m., after two vehicles collided.

The driver, a man, got out of his vehicle to inspect the damage when he was struck by the driver of a third vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The third driver then fled the scene before stopping at a gas station about four to five miles away. They were taken into police custody and are facing a charge of failing to stop and render aid.

Authorities do not believe that intoxication played a role in the collision.

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