Woman found deceased after crash on I-45 SB in downtown Houston

Posted on Thursday, March 31st, 2022 at 11:40 am    

HOUSTON, TX — A woman was found deceased early Thursday after a car crashed into a wall on the Interstate 45 Pierce Elevated in downtown Houston, reports ABC13 Houston.

Houston Police responded to the scene on the southbound lanes near Smith Street shortly after 2:00 a.m.

Investigators said the cause of the crash and the woman’s death was not immediately clear. A preliminary search of the vehicle did not yield evidence of bullets or gunshots fired in the area.

The southbound lanes on the 1200 block of the IH-45 Pierce Elevated were closed as emergency crews responded but have since reopened.

An investigation by the HPD and the medical examiner’s office remains underway.

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