HARRIS COUNTY, TX — A man was hospitalized early Friday after his vehicle exploded in the Kings River Village neighborhood of Atascocita, according to Click2Houston.
The incident occurred in the 20900 block of Greenfield Trail and was first reported by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office at 8:33 a.m.
An early investigation shows the man was leaving a home after a verbal altercation with his girlfriend. Moments later, as he was driving away, his pickup truck burst into flames. He was able to exit the vehicle before collapsing on the ground.
The victim was transported by airlift to a nearby hospital with serious burns and was listed in critical condition.
An investigation into the cause of the vehicle fire is underway.
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