HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – One man is dead after a four-vehicle crash in northwest Harris County Wednesday afternoon.
Deputies responded to the crash, which was reported in the 500 block of Rankin Road around 4:30 p.m.
According to deputies, four vehicles were involved in the crash and one was fully engulfed in flames.
Deputies said the driver of a Toyota Tacoma reportedly lost control due to speed and wet road conditions. Officials say the Toyota went into oncoming traffic and hit a Honda Civic.
Two other vehicles attempted to stop but couldn’t in time, deputies say.
The driver of the Toyota was pronounced dead on the scene and the driver of the Civic was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
@HCSOTexas units are investigating a fatal crash at the 500 blk of Rankin. 4-vehicles involved, with one vehicle fully engulfed. One occupant was confirmed deceased at the scene and another is being transported to a hospital. Rankin Rd is shut down, please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/lOaY7xdIYn— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) February 8, 2023