Houston, Texas (Sept. 19, 2022) – A four vehicle crash, including an 18-wheeler, has left one person dead. Police are reporting that a vehicle crashed into the backside of an 18-wheeler, which then caused the vehicle to burst into flames. Officials say the driver of that vehicle died at the scene.
According to reports, the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed prior to the collision. The crash happened near I-10 and Washington Avenue at roughly 2:30 a.m..
After the car struck the 18-wheeler, a pickup truck struck the car, a wall, and an additional vehicle. No other injuries are being reported as a result of the initial collision.
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Source: Houston Chronicle
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