Houston, TX (July 9, 2020) — A man died in Houston Wednesday night after a street race caused him to lose control of his vehicle and hit a tree at 100 miles per hour. The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. at 10198 North Houston Rosslyn Road.
According to the Houston Police Department, the victim was a man in his early 20s. Witnesses say that they saw the man’s red Honda Civic street racing another car shortly before the incident. The vehicle then veered off the road and struck a tree, splitting in half. Police say the man was ejected from the vehicle and wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene.
Police are still investigating the cause of the crash. So far, it is unclear why the victim lost control of his vehicle.
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Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in Houston. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable.
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