Houston, Texas visitors: Highway 290 shut down due to fatal crash

The sheriff mentioned two individuals had been killed once they had been hit by a truck whereas exterior of their car.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A fatal crash has Highway 290 closed heading inbound within the Cypress space, in accordance to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzales.

The sheriff mentioned two individuals died within the two-vehicle crash.

According to Houston Transtar, this occurred at 5:10 a.m. heading east close to Mason Road. Motorists are urged to use the service street or Cypress Wood Drive to go across the wreck. 

The Grand Parkway exits heading north and south are shut down. The closure might final between three and 5 hours as deputies examine.

The sheriff mentioned a person was driving in a automotive east on the freeway with one other man and girl within the car. One of the passengers began assaulting the motive force.

The driver then stopped the automotive and all three acquired out. The sheriff mentioned that’s when an approaching truck hit the again of the parked car.

The girl, who was exterior of the automotive, was hit together with the opposite passenger who was attempting to get again into the automotive, the sheriff mentioned. Both had been killed.

The driver of the automotive was additionally injured however is in truthful situation, in accordance to the sheriff. The driver within the truck was additionally injured however is anticipated to be OK.

The sheriff mentioned there have been no indicators of impairment from both driver. It seems the motive force of the automotive was giving a journey to the 2 passengers to their automobiles. He added that they could have been coming from a school homecoming occasion.

You’ll need to keep away from this bother in case your commute takes you into this space.

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