HOUSTON (May 13, 2019) –The Houston Police Department is investigating a single car crash that killed an 18-year-old male driver and injured his 15-year-old brother in east Houston.
The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. on the East Freeway near Uvalde. According to police, the 18-year-old was driving a green Saturn Ion with his teen brother as a passenger. The driver lost control of the car and hit a pole. The impact of the collision caused the car to split in half.
The driver was ejected. The younger brother was found in another part of the car.
He survived and was transported to Texas Children’s Hospital. The names have not been released.
Police believe the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. Crash investigators are still reviewing details of the accident. They do not believe alcohol was a factor, but are looking to determine if speed was a factor.
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Source: ABC 13