TEXAS CITY, Texas - Texas City police are investigating an accident that left one person dead and one in critical condition Friday night.

The crash happened just after 8:15 p.m. Friday in the 3200 block of State Highway 146 North. Police say the driver of a yellow Nissan SUV was going southbound on Highway 146 and left the roadway, ejecting the driver and the passenger.

Officials say 59-year-old Billy Laird of La Marque died at the scene. The other was transported to the University of Texas Medical Branchin Galveston by air ambulance and is in critical condition.