Son charged in crash that killed father in NE Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A man faces an intoxicated manslaughter charge following a Wednesday night crash along North Beltway 8 that killed his father, authorities said.

It happened around 11 p.m. near Lockwood Drive.

The 32-year-old was eastbound on the Beltway feeder when he lost control of his Camaro and hit the curb before crashing into a guardrail, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

The guardrail impaled the Camaro during the crash, which killed the driver's father, a 60-year-old man, who was in the passenger seat, deputies said.

The driver, who was not immediately identified, was taken to a hospital where he was stable. Deputies believe he was intoxicated when the crash happened.
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