All lanes of FM 1485 west at Stephens Forest shut down after deadly crash

Driver slams into parked 18-wheeler, police say

By Lea Wilson - Digital News Editor

NEW CANEY, Texas - Police are investigating after a deadly crash Tuesday in New Caney.

Investigators said a car was speeding around 4:30 a.m. on FM 1485 at Stephens Forest Road when it  slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler that was parked on the side of the road.

A passenger in the car died at the scene, police said. The driver got into another vehicle and drove away, according to police.

Officers later arrested the driver, who was taken to the hospital to be treated.

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