One incident involved a woman who died after being hit near Cypress Station, authorities say.
It happened in the 100 block of FM 1960 W around 7:30 p.m.
.@HCSO_D1Patrol deputies responded to the 100 block of FM 1960 W in reference to an auto-pedestrian accident. An adult female has died after being struck by a vehicle. Vehicular Crimes investigators are en route. #hounews pic.twitter.com/8lwFpAtQsh— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) December 5, 2020
Investigators with the department's vehicular crimes division were on the way to that scene, according to the sheriff's office.
Meanwhile, Gonzalez reported a separate crash on Twitter at 3299 Crosby Freeway near Krenek Road in which two people were also hit by a vehicle that fled the scene.
@HCSOTexas units are at 3299 Crosby FWY/Krenek Rd in reference to an auto-pedestrian crash. Units found an adult male and an adult female were possibly struck by a vehicle that fled the location. Both victims were transported in critical condition. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/ZojZmQVJrS— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) December 5, 2020
One of the two victims later died. A Harris County captain said the suspect, who is 87 years old, was found two miles away.
"[He or she] seemed confused and was transported for medical care," wrote the captain on Twitter.
D3 deputies on a double auto pedestrian crash on Krenek Rd near Crosby Frwy. A male and female were struck & lifeflighted in critical condition. Suspect & car found 2 miles away. 87 YOA driver seemed confused & was transported for medical care. Krenek RD closed south of 90. pic.twitter.com/woZJlLJ3CH— Captain J. Shannon (@HCSO_NightShift) December 5, 2020