Man jumps out of burning car on Katy Freeway, police say

By Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor

HOUSTON - A man jumped out of a car that caught fire Monday afternoon on Katy Freeway, police said.

The incident happened on the inbound freeway at Eldridge parkway about 3:45 p.m.

Houston Police Department officials said traffic is delayed eastbound on the freeway as firefighters put out the blaze.

Police said the man is breathing and conscious, but details of his injuries have not been released.

It is unknown why his vehicle started on fire.

KPRC2 will bring you more information as the story develops. 

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