Teen Killed in Accident at Katy Freeway in Houston, TX

February 27, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Katy Freeway, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Houston Police
Vehicles Involved
Ford Transit 350 Van, Pickup Truck
Katy Freeway
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Transit 350 Van collided with a stationary Pickup Truck

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a teen at Katy Freeway in Houston, TX on February 27th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 1 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford Transit van headed eastbound allegedly performed a lane change before attempting to return to its original lane of travel. While doing so, the vehicle is said to have struck a Ford Ranger that was allegedly disabled in that lane of travel. The driver of the Ford Ranger, age 16, was killed. Two 16-year-old passengers were seriously injured. Additional information was not available.

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