Driver cited after fiery NE Harris County crash

HOUSTON

It happened just before 11:30pm on the Eastex Freeway feeder near Hartwick.

Deputies say two vehicles were speeding and one tried to out-drive the other onto the entrance ramp.

The cars collided at the freeway entrance. One vehicle overturned, hit a wrought-iron fence and then bursts into flames.

The other vehicle with three people inside overturned and landed in a field.

Surprisingly, deputies say no one was injured.

One of the drivers ran away after the crash but was arrested about a block away and received a ticket for driving without a license, officials say.

According to investigators, alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

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