1 person killed, 5 children injured in single-vehicle crash in NE Harris Co.

At least one person is dead following a single-vehicle accident in northeast Harris County.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office said they received a call around 4:26 p.m. about a car accident at the 14700 block of Woodforest Blvd.

Deputies say the SUV veered off the road and slammed into a bridge. The driver was killed, and a 7-month-old child was airlifted to the hospital in stable condition.

Deputies confirmed that the driver was Carmen Lopez.

Four other children ranging from ages of one year old to 11 years old in the car suffered minor injuries.

Deputies say no one in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.
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