HOUSTON -

Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident.

According to police, the male victim was pronounced dead at at the scene around 11 a.m. on Monday at 8200 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Police say the victim was speeding in a white Ford Expedition northbound on MLK when he failed to stay in one lane.

According to police, the victim lost control of his SUV, drove onto a grassy median and hit a tree.

The vehicle caught fire and the driver died.

Police say no other vehicles were involved in the accident.