Homer Garcia Martinez Killed, Cory Odeniyi, 2 Injured in Car Accident on Highway 6 in Houston, TX
UPDATE (August 8, 2023): Additional information released by officials identified the driver of the Mercedes as 27-year-old Cory Odeniyi, who reportedly had incapacitating injuries. Right now, no further information is available.
UPDATE (June 22, 2023): Authorities identified the man killed in the car accident as 37-year-old Homer Garcia Martinez. Other remain unidentified as investigations continue.
Harris County, TX — June 18, 2023, one person was killed and four were injured following a car accident at around 1:51 a.m. along Highway 6.
Officials looking into the crash report that it happened in the area of the Highway 6 and Briarhills Parkway intersection, which is south of Memorial Drive and the Katy Freeway.
According to current information in the news, the incident happened as a Jeep was going northbound along the highway. For reasons unclear, the Jeep went left of center and into oncoming lanes. There, the Jeep crashed head-on with a Mercedes.
As a result of the accident, a man in the Jeep sustained fatal injuries. Three other occupants, said to be a woman, a teenager, and a younger child, were injured and taken to the hospital. The driver of the Mercedes was also taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Right now, additional details about the fatal crash are unavailable.