HOUSTON -- Houston Police say a man on a motorcycle was killed and his female passenger was seriously hurt in a crash overnight.

The crash happened around midnight Wednesday on Highway 290 near Bingle Road.

Investigators say the motorcycle rider veered in front of a sedan, causing a collision. The rider died at the scene. His passenger suffered a broken spine, according to police.

Officers say the driver of the car was questioned and did not appear to be at-fault for the wreck. So far no charges are expected in the incident.

Photos: Fatal motorcycle accident on 290