Several injured in hit-and-run crash

Multiple passengers in this car (pictured on the left) were rushed to the hospital after crashing into the SUV (on the right) early Saturday. The driver of the SUV fled the scene on foot.

October 22, 2011 6:42:01 AM PDT
Several people were in the hospital Saturday after the car they were in collided with a sports utility vehicle in southwest Houston.

Firefighters were called out to the scene on Gessner at Beechnut around 2am Saturday.

They had to use the Jaws of Life to get several passengers out of the car, but all are expected to be okay.

Investigators say the driver of the SUV ran away after the accident.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.