HOUSTON—A driver narrowly escaped a car just before it caught fire after a crash late Sunday on the Southwest Freeway.
The accident occurred around 11 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the freeway at Westpark Drive.
According to the Houston Police Department, a red Ford F-150 pickup truck and a car collided, causing both to roll over. The car then caught fire.
Both drivers were sent to the hospital with unknown injuries.
The crash caused a major backup on the freeway, with all southbound main lanes closed for nearly an hour.
There was no immediate word on what caused the accident.