Police: Several hurt in fiery car crash in Houston

Published On: Jun 23 2013 10:19:16 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2013 08:57:51 AM CDT

A fiery car crash in Houston sends nearly a dozen people to the hospital. Camille Williams reports.


A fiery car crash in Houston sent nearly a dozen people to the hospital on Sunday.

Emergency crews responded to a crash at the corner of Crestmont Street and 610 Feeder Road around noon.

When first responders arrived, they saw a SUV on fire. They said the SUV was traveling eastbound on 610 feeder road and a minivan was traveling south on Crestmont when they collided.

Officials said 11 people were injured and sent to the hospital. The youngest victim transported was an 8-year-old child.

Police said one of the drivers ran a red light.

"There's conflicting stories to who ran a red light after the car accident occurred, this other vehicle here burst into flames," said Sgt. JR Roberts with the Houston Police Department.

Local 2 was told none of the injuries were life-threatening.

Houston police are investigating which driver is at fault.


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