Monday, February 7, 2011
Fiery wreck in Katy claims one - sends another to hospital.
Fiery Katy wreck leaves 1 dead, 1 hospitalized
by khou.com staff
KATY, Texas – One person was dead and another in the hospital Monday after a driver crashed into a tree in Katy.
Police said an Infiniti was traveling north on Katy Hockley Road near Pecan around 2:30 a.m. when the driver failed to make a turn in the road, struck a curb and crashed into a tree.
Police said the car burst into flames, severely burning the passenger, who died at the scene.
The driver, a 26-year-old male, was found lying on the ground upon officers’ arrival. He was airlifted to the hospital in unknown condition.
Authorities were investigating the cause of the crash. It was not known whether charges would be filed.