Man dies after being hit by 2 vehicles on Southwest Freeway

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

HOUSTON - A man died Sunday after he was hit by two vehicles in southwest Houston.

The crash was reported about 1 a.m. on the southbound side of Southwest Freeway near Fondren Road.

According to Houston police, the man was trying to cross the freeway when he was hit by a white SUV.

Police said a wrecker driver who was traveling north on the freeway witnessed the crash and turned around. As the wrecker was approaching the scene, its driver accidentally hit the victim.

The drivers of both vehicles stayed at the scene, and they were released after questioning, police said.

The identity of the victim was not immediately released.

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