Houston, TX Accidents

Truck driver arrested after roof breaks off in Lebanon, striking vehicle, police say

CANAAN, N.H. — A box truck driver is accused of driving from New York to New Hampshire in a box truck that was losing its roof. According to New Hampshire State Police, Cedric King, 40, of Houston, Texas, hit a bridge in New York on Monday, causing damage to the truck's roof, but he kept driving until the roof completely came off on Interstate 89 in Lebanon on Tuesday.
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Chemical exposure at Houston-area power plant sends six workers to hospital

Six workers were hospitalized and another 100 were evaluated by medical personnel Thursday because of a chemical exposure at a power plant southwest of Houston. A hazardous materials response team and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the W.A. Parish Generating Station near Richmond after multiple 911 calls were placed regarding a chemical exposure, according to a statement released Thursday night on Twitter by Fort Bend County Judge KP George. The chemical was initially feared to be ammonia but later determined to be a biodegradable cleaner and degreaser that was overly applied, according to the statement.

Apartment fire destroys 12 units in southeast Houston, HFD says

HOUSTON – Over 10 units were destroyed after an apartment fire broke out at a southeast Houston apartment complex Saturday morning, according to officials with Houston Fire Department. It happened in the 1200 block of Redford Street near Gulf Freeway shortly before 5:30 a.m. According to Houston police, part...

Houston PD continues search for driver in hit-and-run pedicab crash

HOUSTON - The search continues for the driver who injured three people in a pedicab downtown Tuesday evening. PREVIOUS: Woman injured in pedicab hit-and-run crash asking for driver to come forward. Gloria Fuentes, one of three people injured, spoke with FOX 26 about the hit-and-run accident Thursday but say she...

Crash at northwest Houston intersection kills motorcyclist

HOUSTON (KIAH) — A deadly crash happened shortly before 1 a.m. Friday morning in northwest Houston, as a motorcyclist died after crashing into a Dodge pickup. The crash happened at the intersection of Pinemont Drive and Ella Boulevard. Houston police said the 29-year-old motorcyclist, riding a green Kawasaki Ninja...

Motorcyclist dies after crash with pickup truck in NW Houston

A motorcyclist died after a crash with a pickup truck at an intersection in northwest Houston, police say. According to police, the pickup truck was heading northbound on Ella Blvd and the motorcyclist was going eastbound on Pinemont Drive when the crash occurred around midnight Friday morning. Police say the...

Skateboarder killed in Houston hit-and-run crash on Norwood St

HOUSTON - A skateboarder was killed in a hit-and-run crash in southeast Houston early Friday morning, police say. The crash occurred around 1:35 a.m. in the 200 block of Norwood Street. Police say the man on the skateboard was attempting to cross the street when he was struck by a...

Skateboarder dies in hit-and-run crash in east Houston

HOUSTON (KIAH) — A man died in a deadly crash that happened around 1:35 a.m. Friday morning in an east Houston neighborhood. Houston police say a witness saw a man trying to cross the road eastbound on a skateboard in the 200 block of Norwood Street when he was hit by a possible gray sedan going northbound.