Houston, TX — A fatal accident between a Cadillac Deville and an 18-wheeler truck early Sunday morning left one person dead and two others seriously injured. Police are still searching for the driver of the Cadillac and another passenger, who allegedly fled the scene on foot.
According to the news reports, the accident happened at about 6:00 a.m. on Sunday morning just south of the downtown area on the Eastex Freeway (U.S. 59) near McGowen Street. A Cadillac Deville was reportedly driving north on Eastex and had cut in front of an 18-wheeler when it was hit by the larger rig. The collision caused the Cadillac to spin out of control and hit the retaining wall.
One passenger in the Cadillac was killed while two others were injured and taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition. The driver and fourth passenger fled on foot, police suspect. It was also noted by Channel 11 News that alcohol was suspected to be a factor, but police have not yet confirmed any details.
Scene of the Accident