Driver dead after fiery crash involving dump truck at N. Harris County intersection, sheriff says

A driver is dead after striking a dump truck in north Harris County, deputies say (KPRC)

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A driver is dead after their vehicle struck the back of a dump truck, which was later engulfed in flames at a north Harris County intersection, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.

Gonzalez said it happened in the 14100 block of Chrisman Road near Aldine Bender Road Friday morning.

Deputies said the vehicle overturned after striking the dump truck and was then engulfed in flames.

The driver in the vehicle died at the scene. Deputies believe he was driving at a high rate of speed prior to the collision.

It is unknown if the driver of the dump truck suffered any injuries.

About the Author:

A graduate of the University of Houston-Downtown, Ana moved to H-Town from sunny southern California in 2015. In 2020, she joined the KPRC 2 digital team as an intern. Ana is a self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur, a catmom of 2, and an aquarium enthusiast. In her spare time, she's an avid video gamer and loves to travel.