HOUSTON- A driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into an 18-wheeler trailer in east Houston late Saturday night.

According to the Houston Police Department, the accident happened around 11:00 p.m. at Dorsett and Masterson Street when a driver of a pickup truck lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons.

Police said he was traveling northbound on Dorsett and slammed into a parked 18 wheeler trailer.

The Houston Fire Department had to extricate him. He was transported to the hospital in serious but stable condition.

HPD officers said they believe there may have been a passenger in the truck but when they arrived, that person (if there was one) had fled the scene.