1 killed after running red light, crash on Southwest Freeway feeder road

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Sunday, July 11, 2021
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The victim was southbound on the feeder at a high rate of speed when their car slammed into an SUV at Bissonnet, police said.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- One person died early Sunday after their car crashed into an SUV on a southwest Houston freeway feeder road.

It happened around 3 a.m. at Southwest Freeway and Bissonnet.

The victim was southbound on the feeder road at a high rate of speed when the driver ran a red light and slammed into the SUV, according to Houston police.

The impact of the crash sent the car into a concrete pillar under the freeway bridge.

The driver died at the scene, police said.

A passenger inside the car was taken to a hospital where they were stable.

The driver and passenger inside the SUV were also hospitalized and were stable.

The victim's identity wasn't immediately released.