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HPD: Man escapes fiery crash after being shot in SE Houston

Houston police said the man's car caught fire after the crash. Fortunately, he was able to escape.

HOUSTON — A man was seriously hurt Wednesday after Houston police said he was shot, lost control of his vehicle and then crashed into a train where his car burst into flames.

The man was shot while he was in his car on Mykawa Road near Selinsky, according to Houston Police Department Lt. Larry Crowson. Why the shooting happened is unknown. 

After he was shot, he lost control of his car, went across a ditch and crashed into a moving train, Crowson said. The car caught fire after the crash. He, fortunately, escaped, police said. 

A driver passing the scene spotted the incident and put the man in his car and drove him to Telean Street near Almeda Genoa and then called 911, Crowson said.  

The man was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery. Crowson said he is expected to survive. 

This investigation is ongoing.

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