Man loses leg in multi-vehicle crash in northwest Harris County
A multi-car crash in northwest Harris County injured three people, including a man whose leg was severed.
4:30 a.m. Wednesday, a grey Buick ran out of gas and broke down in the
left lane of Spears Road near T.C. Jester Boulevard. Another driver in a
red Toyota Tundra stopped to help.
to reports, the Tundra driver was putting gas in the Buick when a Dodge
Charger crashed into the back of the Tundra, sending it into the back
of the Buick. A man and a woman were inside the Buick at the time of
the crash. They were taken to the hospital in stable condition.
A third man was standing between the Buick and the Tundra. He was pinned
between the Buick and the truck, severing one of his legs and crushing
the other. Emergency crews transported him by Life Flight to the
hospital in critical condition
The man who
stopped to help with the stranded Buick was thrown to the ground but
sustained only minor injuries. The driver of the Charger also sustained
Harris County Sheriff's Office said alcohol did not play a role in the
crash; however, the driver of the Charger was ticketed for causing the