Texas

Child Killed in Accident at I-45 near West Gulf Rd in Harris County, TX

Date
March 3, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Interstate 45, Ennis, TX, USA

Additional Information

Vehicles Involved
Ford F-350, Toyota
Road/Highway
I-45 near West Gulf Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-350 and a Toyota were involved in a collision


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a child at I-45 near West Gulf Rd in Harris County, TX on March 3rd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 8:05 p.m. Reports indicate a Ford F-350 and Toyota Sienna were involved in a collision that occurred under unclear circumstances. It was alleged the Ford colliding with the rear of the Toyota prior to fleeing the scene. The Toyota allegedly followed the Ford before they collided at the intersection with West Rd, causing the Toyota to strike a nearby control box. Authorities say a child and adult male were injured and taken to an area hospital. The child, age 3, passed away from her injuries several days later. The driver of the Ford allegedly displayed signs of intoxication. Additional information was not immediately available.

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