Passenger Killed in Houston, TX, Car Accident at Market Street
Houston, TX -- February 11, 2017, a man was killed after an accident resulting from the driver of his vehicle running a red light on Market Street.
Houston Police officials were called to the intersection of Market Street and the Loop 610 service road in the late evening hours of Saturday.
A 26-year-old man was driving a Mitsubishi Galant eastbound on Market Street and came to the intersection of the northbound service road. He reportedly ran the red light, crossing into the traffic lanes of the service road. At this time, a northbound 18-wheeler was unable to stop in time, and it crashed into the right side of the Mitsubishi.
As a result, the passenger was fatally injured. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. The driver of the car had unspecified injuries. Police say he was not impaired at the time of the crash.
It's unclear if any charges or citations are being considered. No further information is available.
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