The collision occurred near Newcastle Drive in the city’s Greenway/Upper Kirby area, at around 3:00 a.m.
According to Houston police, the woman was sitting in a back passenger seat of a Mitsubishi Lancer when the car started experiencing mechanical issues. As the vehicle stalled in a traffic lane, it was rear-ended by a truck.
Authorities confirmed the victim died from her injuries at the scene.
The Uber driver, a 50-year-old man, was transported to a nearby hospital with broken ribs.
The driver of the truck, a 30-year-old man, was not reported injured. He remained at the scene and as not charged in the accident.
No further information has been released.
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