12-Year-Old Boy Killed in Car Crash on Hwy 249 near Willowbrook

12-Year-Old Boy Killed in Car Crash on Hwy 249 near Willowbrook

Boy Dies after Harris County Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 249

Harris County, Texas (April 13, 2019) – A 12-year-old boy who was seriously injured Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash in the Willowbrook area of Harris County has succumbed to his injuries, according to the deputies.
The crash occurred shortly before midnight, April 11, on Highway 249.
Deputies said a 35-year-old woman was driving an SUV with her 12-year-old and 3-year-old children on the highway when they reached an overpass, and their car became disabled. She pulled to the side of the road with her flashers on. The SUV was then rear-ended by an Infiniti car with two women.
The 12-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. The mother and the younger child sustained minor injuries in the crash. The women in the Infiniti were taken to the hospital as a precaution.
The highway was closed following the crash.
The deputies are investigating the incident.

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