Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 8100 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) about 5:15 a.m. today (March 4).
The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Senior Police Officer J. Gaona reported:
The victim was driving a gray Toyota Corolla and entering the freeway at the above address when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck the guard rail barrels. The driver lost control of the vehicle and crossed two lanes of freeway traffic at a high rate of speed. The Toyota was then struck by a gray Honda Accord. The impact caused the Toyota to spin and strike the left concrete guardrail.
Paramedics arrived and pronounced the driver of the Toyota deceased at the scene. The driver of the Honda sustained minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital.