Woman dead after being ejected from vehicle in crash involving semi-truck, Jersey Village PD says

HOUSTON – A woman has died after a crash involving a semi-truck in Jersey Village Thursday, police said.

Police said the crash happened on Highway 290 near North Eldridge Parkway around 12:15 a.m.

Investigators with Harris County Sheriff’s Office said a man, who has been identified as Randal Lane Metcalf, was traveling westbound in a semi-truck when a woman who has not been identified was speeding and struck the trailer of the semi-truck. Police said the woman was thrown from her car due to the impact of the crash.

The woman was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital via Life Flight, where she was pronounced dead, deputies said.

The freeway was shut down as a result of the crash.

Deputies said the crash is still under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Vehicular Crimes Division.


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