Main lanes back open on North Beltway after deadly vehicle fire in north Houston, police say
HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after a man was killed in a single-vehicle crash and car fire Friday, police said. Officers said the crash happened around 3:44 a.m. on the North Beltway near JFK Boulevard. According to police, they are not sure what caused the crash, but the driver might have had a medical problem. Investigators said the deceased driver will undergo an autopsy. The main lanes on the North Beltway near JFK are back open.
HPD: Driver dies in fiery crash after slamming into wrecker; Beltway 8 reopens
HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating a deadly, fiery crash that shut down parts of the Beltway 8 Wednesday morning. Police said they were called to an earlier crash around 2:45 a.m. on Beltway 8 and John F. Kennedy in north Houston. According to officers, they were clearing the accident when the driver of an SUV crashed into one of the wreckers. “We don’t see any roadway evidence that he (the driver) applied his brakes at all.”After the crash, the SUV caught on fire, killing the trapped driver of the SUV. Investigators are trying to determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash.