Man Killed in Houston, TX, Single-Vehicle Accident on US 59
Houston, TX -- April 28, 2017, a man suffered fatal injuries following an accident in which his vehicle went off of Highway 59 and crashed.
Authorities from the Houston Police Department responded to the accident which they say occurred at around 8:30 p.m. It took place near the intersection of US Highway 59 and Bissonnet Street.
Preliminary police reports indicated that a man, said to be in his 80s, was driving a Jeep along the highway. For reasons which police have not yet been determined, the vehicle lost control and swerved toward the Bissonnet exit. It collided head-on into the collision barrels.
As a result of the collision, the driver suffered fatal injuries. He was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest where he was eventually pronounced dead.
Police reported that the vehicle's airbags did not deploy in the collision. They have not determined any additional factors contributing to the accident.
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