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Man hit, killed after jumping out of vehicle during fight with boyfriend

HOUSTON – A man is dead after police say he jumped out of a vehicle and was hit by a passing car on the Pierce Elevated.

Police said the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday on the southbound lanes of I-45 near Main Street. 

Officers said a couple was arguing while driving down the freeway and one of the men jumped out of the vehicle onto the road.

He was hit by a passing vehicle and a good Samaritan started CPR but it was too late, police said.

All main lanes in the area were shut down, but have since reopened.


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