Houston, TX (February 10, 2024) – A three-vehicle collision resulted in one fatality and a hospitalization in east Houston. The incident, involving an off-duty Houston police officer, occurred at the intersection of E I-610 Hwy and Lawndale St around 11:34 p.m.
The driver, heading east on I-610, lost control on a curve and collided with the off-duty officer’s vehicle, assisting a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) crew with traffic control. The vehicle then struck a TxDOT vehicle. The driver died at the scene, while a passenger was hospitalized but is expected to recover. The officer and TxDOT crew reported no injuries. Authorities are diligently investigating the crash.