HOUSTON – A person is dead and another is injured after a blown tire led to a crash on 59 at County Road 357 in Wharton County on Friday, authorities say.
The Texas Department of Public Safety told KPRC 2 it’s unclear what types of vehicles were involved in the crash that was called in around 11:30 a.m.
Deputies said 10 people ran after the accident.
The road is back open, but deputies said traffic is very heavy and moving slow. If possible, officials are asking drivers to avoid the area.