Driver injured, hit-and-run crash in NW Harris County
A man was in
serious condition Tuesday after a hit-and-run crash that forced his
vehicle into a northwest Harris County ditch, Precinct 5 deputy
victim was stopped at a red light on North Eldridge Parkway and Hampton
Falls Drive around 10 p.m. Monday when the driver of a black car plowed
into the back of the first vehicle, officials said. The stopped car was
pushed into a ditch and the driver was trapped.
emergency crews arrived, they had to cut into the car to free the
victim. He was taken to the hospital in serous but stable condition. The
man is expected to survive.
Despite heavy front-end damage, the driver of the black car fled the scene.
said they are talking to neighbors in the area to see if anyone saw
anything that can help them identify the hit-and-run driver.
They were also looking for debris from the suspect's vehicle that could help track down the driver.