Houston, TX (3/30/2020) – One person is left with serious injuries after a high-speed wreck in a neighborhood in Harris County Saturday night.
The accident happened around 10:05 p.m. on Laterna Lane near Highway 6. Reports indicate a Ford Mustang sped down a residential roadway at high speeds before crashing into three parked cars. The cars went sideways due to the impact. The Mustang was pinned underneath a parked truck.
A passenger in the Mustang was left pinned in the vehicle. He was airlifted to a nearby hospital with a serious head injury.
The driver of the Mustang left the vehicle, stripped the tags off his car, and ran off. Police pursued him until he was caught. He will face charges of Failure to Stop and Render Aid.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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Source: Click 2 Houston