1 Killed, 1 Injured in Houston, TX, Car Accident on Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX -- February 4, 2017, an elderly woman was killed, another injured, due to an accident between two cars on Bay Area Boulevard.
According to investigations conducted by the Houston Police Department, the incident occurred just before 12:00 p.m. near the intersection of Bay Area Boulevard and Space Center Boulevard.
Initial reports say that a 72-year-old woman was driving a Nissan down Bay Area with a 95-year-old woman as her passenger. As they attempted to turn into a parking lot, they crossed paths with an oncoming Ford Mustang in the opposite lanes. As a result, the two vehicles crashed.
The 95-year-old passenger sustained fatal injuries, from which she died at a nearby hospital. The driver of the Nissan was also taken to a hospital for treatment. Her injuries were not specified. The driver of the Mustang was not injured.
Authorities claim that factors contributing to the accident were the Nissan failing to yield the right of way and also the Mustang driving at high speeds. It's unclear if either driver is going to face citations or charges.
Investigations are ongoing.
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