3 Injured in Houston, TX, Fiery Rollover Accident on Liberty Road
Houston, TX -- February 16, 2017, three people were injured following an accident where their pickup overturned off of Liberty Road.
Emergency services rushed to the scene in the later hours of Wednesday/early hours of Thursday where a pickup was on fire near the intersection of Liberty Road and East Lockwood Drive.
According to reports, three men were in a pickup traveling westbound on Liberty. For reasons unclear, the vehicle lost control and swerved off the left side of the road. It crashed into a concrete culvert, causing the pickup to flip over repeatedly. The vehicle then began to catch fire.
Before emergency services arrived, multiple good Samaritans were able to extract the three victims from the wreckage, including one man pinned underneath the pickup. Shortly afterward, rescue teams arrived to put out the fire and treat the victims.
All three men involved were taken to a local hospital with unspecified injuries. Their current conditions have not been reported.
Authorities continue to investigate the cause of the accident.
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