Driver dies from fiery wreck

June 13, 2009 4:41:46 AM PDT
A truck swerved into traffic on Hempstead Highway near Concord Park in northwest Houston, smashing into a Dodge Stratus.The Stratus driver was pinned inside, and the car caught fire. Firefighters did manage to free the driver, and he was taken to Ben Taub Hospital in critical condition, but he later died.

The driver of the truck was arrested. Authorities took him to the hospital to have his blood alcohol level checked.

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