2 dead after Ferrari driver loses control, crashes into other vehicle on Westheimer, police say

HOUSTON – Two people are dead after the driver of a Ferrari lost control and crashed into another vehicle Monday morning.

Houston police responded to reports of a crash in the 5600 block of Westheimer Road around 8:55 a.m.

Police said a 44-year-old driver of a white Ferrari was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control and crashed into a black Hyundai Elantra.

The driver of the Elantra, a 57-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The driver of the Ferrari was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he later died. Family members identified him to KPRC2 as James Edgar.

“I think James had a health emergency which caused him to crash,” the wife told KPRC2.

Neither the official crash report nor the toxicology report have been released.

Below are photos from the surveillance video of the deadly crash. Please be aware some of the images may be hard to see.

Driver of Ferrari crashes into another vehicle on Westheimer. (KPRC)

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