A man died after running a red light and driving under an 18-wheeler in southwest Houston early Sunday morning, police said.
According to the Houston Police Department, the crash happened around 1:45 a.m. on Westpark Drive at Hillcroft Avenue.
Police said a Kroger 18 Wheeler Truck was traveling northbound on Hillcroft with a green light when a BMW was traveling eastbound on Westpark. The driver of the BMW ran a red light and drove under the 18 wheeler.
The top of the car was ripped off; the male driver was killed instantly.
Police said there were no other injuries.
HPD will follow up with the Medical Examiner to determine if alcohol was a factor.