The wreck took place just after 4:40 a.m. on Beltway 8 at Fondren.
Police say the driver of a blue Hyundai Santa Fe was eastbound on the service road when the victim, driving a gray Dodge Durango, ran the red light while traveling northbound on Fondren Road.
The driver of the Hyundai struck the Dodge, causing it to overturn. The Dodge's driver died at the scene. The Hyundai's driver was not injured and showed no signs of intoxication.
There are no charges in this incident, as the investigation is continuing.
VCD officers are investigating a fatal accident at BW8 and Fondren. Two car accident male deceased at the scene. E/B service road will be closed at Fondren. Avoid the area. 202 pic.twitter.com/ZY25ToT8Al— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) December 11, 2018
The victim's identity has not been released.
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