Uber driver follows truck involved in fatal hit-and-run

1 man dead, 5 others injured

HOUSTON – Police are searching for the driver of a pickup who fled the scene of a deadly overnight crash.

It happened just before 11 p.m. Wednesday along 610 North Loop near Fulton. Officers say that's where a speeding Buick sedan crashed into a slow-moving pickup traveling less than 5 mph.

The impact killed the driver of the car.  Five others inside the car were taken to the hospital.  Two of them were children between the ages of 10 and 15.

The pickup took off.  

Investigators say a third vehicle was somehow involved, but the circumstances are still under investigation.

An Uber driver following the pickup called in the accident.