Around the area and state: Truck’s driver flees after fatal U.S. 290 wreck
A Corvette driver who returned to his wrecked vehicle on a northwest Harris County road was killed when a pickup struck the sports car, officials said. The pickup driver then fled.
The Corvette driver lost control about 4:15 a.m. Monday while westbound on U.S. 290 near Jones, hit the wall and landed in a traffic lane, Harris County Sheriff's Office officials said. The driver got out, went to the left shoulder of the road, but returned to the car. At that point, authorities say, a pickup struck the Corvette.
The pickup driver pulled to the side of the road and fled on foot, authorities said.