HARRIS COUNTY – A person has been killed and two are critically injured during an illegal car meetup in northwest Houston.
The accident was reported in the 14900 block of Northwest Freeway near West Little York Road.
Deputies said the male driver of Chevrolet Camaro was driving at excessive speeds, traveling westbound on the service road. During the race, he struck the left rear of a black Chevrolet Malibu.
The collision caused the Malibu to travel off-road, hitting several pedestrians on the sidewalk.
Investigators said a male pedestrian suffered fatal injuries from the collision. While two unidentified teens suffered serious bodily injuries from the collision. They were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital Downtown by Life Flight.
The driver has been charged with one count of manslaughter and two counts of aggravated assault-reckless driving with serious bodily injury.
Harris County Sheriff’s Office Vehicular Crimes Division is investigating the incident.
Harris County Sheriffs Office