HOUSTON One person was killed and another was injured after a strange series of accidents on the North Loop in northwest Houston, police said.
According to the Houston Police Department, firefighters responded to a two-vehicle accident at 3:30 a.m. on the North Loop near Ella Boulevard.
Investigators said one of the drivers involved in the accident exited his vehicle and was struck by a third vehicle heading east.
He was pinned between the two vehicles, and died at the scene, police said.
After the driver had been hit, a passenger from his vehicle ran across the freeway to get help, was struck by a vehicle heading east, police said.
The passenger appeared to have injured their leg, and was taken to the hospital in stable condition.