Houston, TX — July 7, 2018, an unborn child was killed as the result of an accident where a driver caused a crash on Fuqua Street then fled the scene.
Authorities with the Houston Police Department were called out to 9838 Fuqua Street, just off Blackhawk Boulevard, in the afternoon hours of Saturday.
According to their preliminary reports, an eastbound SUV somehow lost control. This caused the vehicle to careen over the median into oncoming lanes. There, it collided with a vehicle driven by a pregnant woman. Following the crash, the driver of the SUV fled the scene.
Emergency services transported the woman to a nearby hospital for immediate care. They conducted an emergency c-section, but the child’s injuries ultimately proved fatal.
Police did not give a description of the runaway driver besides that the driver is male. They continue to investigate the incident.
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