According to police, the driver responsible for the crash is facing charges of intoxication manslaughter and failure to stop and render aid.
May 9, 2019 – 2:00 am: One person was killed in a wrong-way crash that took place on a one-way road in southwest Houston on Thursday morning. The driver responsible for the accident was not seriously harmed.
The accident took place when a 19-year-old driver went the wrong way down a one-way street in southwest Houston. It hit the other vehicle head-on, and both vehicles caught fire.
The teen driver got out of his vehicle and attempted to flee the scene. The driver of the other vehicle died in the crash and was later pronounced dead on the scene of the accident.
The teen driver was caught by police and failed sobriety tests when they suspected he was intoxicated. The suspect now faces charges of intoxication manslaughter and failure to stop and render aid in connection with the accident.
Sean Teare, working with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, called the event a selfish crime.
Investigation into the crash is ongoing.