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Published on February 24, 2024
Houston Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Alief Clodine Road That Left One Dead, Another CriticalSource: Google Street View

Tragedy struck in Houston today when a red Ford Mustang was totaled and its driver killed in a violent collision, involving a white Toyota Sienna van at approximately 9:35 a.m on the 12800 block of Alief Clodine Road, police are now investigating the circumstances that led to the fatal encounter.

According to the City of Houston News, the as-yet unidentified male driving the Mustang eastbound was pronounced dead at Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center following the crash, wherein the Sienna attempted a left turn onto South Pinesap Drive but failed to yield and struck his vehicle; the Mustang then crashed into the curb on the road's south side, adding to the catastrophic chain of events.

Alongside the deceased driver, a passenger from the Mustang is reportedly in critical condition at Ben Taub General Hospital while the driver of the Toyota has been transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital – Katy, suffering from non-life threatening injuries, but the full scope of the collision's ramifications continues to unfold as the community grapples with this sudden loss.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Ross and Officer L. Ho were on the scene and the investigation is active and ongoing, the authorities are piecing together the sequence of the fatal events hoping it might serve to prevent another such incident; as of now, the name of the deceased has not been released, pending family notification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.