Driver dies after slamming car into freeway wall

Driver dies after slamming car into freeway wall

Driver dies after slamming car into freeway wall

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by KHOU.com Staff

khou.com

Posted on August 18, 2012 at 12:32 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 20 at 10:37 AM

HOUSTON—A driver died after crashing into the freeway wall along the 610 feeder early Saturday morning.

Around 1:15 a.m., a truck was traveling west on the 610 feeder at Irvington when the driver crashed into the wall at a high rate of speed, according to police.

The victim, Rafael Jimenez, 49, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say the driver wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and slammed his head into the dashboard, causing massive head trauma.

No other people or vehicles were involved in the accident.

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