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News: 1 dead, another hospitalized after rear-end crash on I-45

Posted on Friday, January 7th, 2022 at 7:44 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – One person was killed when their vehicle was struck by another while disabled in the main lanes of I-45 yesterday.

According to a report by HPD, a gray Kia Rio was stopped in the moving lanes of the freeway near the I-610 interchange when it was struck from behind by a gray Jeep.

The driver of the Kia, whose identity is unclear at this time, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Jeep’s driver was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This blog post is part of a series that Kherkher Garcia provides for the benefit of our neighbors across the Houston area. It is meant to keep our community informed about recent motor vehicle accidents, and should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured because of another driver’s reckless behavior, we would like to hear from you at your earliest convenience. Contact us today, online or by calling (713) 231-5640, to speak with an experienced Houston car accident lawyer at absolutely no cost to you.