Multi-vehicles crashes can make it difficult for investigators to piece together what happened and who may ultimately be at fault. Such a situation may be the case for a multi-car crash that happened in southwest Houston on Monday afternoon has left one person dead and an additional two people hospitalized.
According to a story which appeared on the Chron.com website, reports issued by the Houston Police Department indicate that at approximately 2:00 p.m. a Cadillac DeVille was traveling southbound in the 11400 block of South Post Oak, just north of Main Street. The vehicle rear-ended a silver GMC pickup truck.
The impact of the Cadillac caused the pickup to crash into several additional vehicles that were also in the area. Emergency crews were called to the scene of the crash. The drivers of both the Cadillac and the pickup truck along with a passenger who had also been in the truck were taken to an area hospital for treatment.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 58-year-old man, later died as the result of his injuries. Authorities have not released the victim’s name pending notification of family members. The current condition of the others who were injured in the crash has not been released by the authorities.
The accident is still currently under investigation. No charges have been filed so far.