Child Dies, 3 Hurt in Pasadena, TX, Rollover Accident on Beltway 8
Pasadena, TX -- January 27, 2017, a child was killed, 2 others and an adult injured, following an accident where their car rolled over on Beltway 8.
According to Pasadena authorities, the incident occurred at around 11:00 p.m. near the intersection of Beltway 8 and Fairmont Parkway.
Current investigations indicate that a 7-year-old, an 8-year-old, a 12-year-old, and an adult woman were call traveling in an SUV northbound on the Beltway 8 service road. For reasons yet to be determined, the vehicle lost control and went off-road. As a result, it rolled over multiple times, ejecting the 7-year-old and the 8-year-old from the vehicle.
Following the crash, medical personnel pronounced the 7-year-old dead at the scene. The other two children were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. The woman was also taken to a hospital.
At this time, authorities have confirmed that alcohol was involved in the crash. Their investigations into the cause of the accident continue.
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