HOUSTON, TX — A man died early Sunday morning after crashing his car into a tree in northeast Houston’s El Dorado/Oates Prairie area, according to Houston Police Department.
The accident took place in the 1500 block of the freeway’s service road at around 4:45 a.m.
According to the HPD Vehicular Crimes Division, the man was driving a gray Chevrolet Silverado eastbound when he veered out of his lane and collided with a tree in the median, causing the vehicle to catch on fire.
Authorities said the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
An investigation into the fatal crash remains ongoing.
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