MISSOURI CITY, Texas – A fiery crash in Fort Bend County sent two people to the hospital, one of them a teenager, with severe burns.
Crash investigators with the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office tell KHOU 11 News a 21-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were in an open top Jeep on Sienna Ranch Road. A 17-year-old driver of another car pulled out in front of the Jeep. Deputies say the crash caused the man driving the Jeep to lose control, flip upside and catch fire.
The 19-year-old passenger suffered life-threatening injuries and severe burns. She was taken by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital.
Crash investigators say the driver of the Jeep was also burned while trying to rescue his passenger from the burning vehicle. He also in the hospital.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office says this crash is still under investigation, and so far, no one faces any charges.