HOUSTON, TX - Police say that a man driving a car slammed into the back of an SUV, triggering a multi-car crash near Westpark Tollway early Monday morning. He reportedly crashed into other vehicles stopped at the light on Hillcroft and Westpark at 2:15 am this morning.
Authorities say that the couple inside the SUV was able to make it out alive, right before the SUV burst into flames. They were then transported with various injuries. The initial hit started a chain reaction into a taxi and another car. The man driving the car that caused the car crash attempted to flee, but was eventually apprehended down the street. HPD is now investigating.
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