Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says an investigation remains on-going in the fatal crash.
Update on last night’s crash on 249: sad news. The 12-year-old child has passed away. May he Rest In Peace. Investigation remains on-going. #HouNews— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) April 13, 2019
Deputies said the driver of a white car slammed into an SUV just before midnight.
The boy was riding with a woman in the SUV. Deputies said she had her emergency lights on, attempting to get to a safe spot on the road when a car hit her from behind.
The woman and a toddler in a car seat in the back were not injured.
The 12-year-old, who may not have been wearing a seatbelt in the front seat, needed CPR and was transported to a hospital.
ABC13 is working to find out what may have caused the crash and if the driver of the white car was impaired.