Woman, child killed in 2-vehicle accident in east Houston

By Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor

HOUSTON - A woman and a 7-year-old child were killed Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident in east Houston.

The incident was reported at 2:55 p.m. in the 10000 block of Tidwell Road.

Policed said a woman, 40, was driving a green Nissan Sentra westbound when she failed to stay in her lane and struck a Ford F-350 pickup truck. Police said the woman and child died at the scene. Both were not wearing seat belts, investigators confirmed.

Three other children were passengers in the Nissan and were taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital, officials said.

Police said the driver of the Ford was taken to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital for treatment.

The incident is under investigation.

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