The incident was captured on video by a witness.
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A driver was going effectively over 100 mph when he crashed a Chevrolet Camaro in a deadly incident at an underground car meet early Monday, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office stated.
The driver is now dealing with felony prices for the crash, which a witness captured on video.
KHOU 11’s Michelle Choi reported the incident occurred earlier than 3 a.m. alongside Highway 290 near West Little York.
Deputies stated a whole lot had been standing alongside sidewalks on the frontage highway as others confirmed off their autos. A witness’ mobile phone recorded a yellow Camaro pace by after which crash right into a one other driver, who was in a Chevrolet Malibu.
The affect despatched the Malibu into the group of onlookers.
One man was killed and two others, believed to be teenage boys, had been significantly injured and needed to be airlifted to the hospital. One individual was taken to the hospital by ambulance, and at least 5 others had been handled for varied accidents at the scene.
Deputies recognized the motive force of the Camaro as Andrew Mock. He allegedly instructed the group moments earlier than that he was going to do a “fly by.”
The affect was so extreme, Mock’s Camaro briefly went airborne, witnesses stated.
“There is no more safe haven,” said Sean Teare, Harris County D.A.’s Office, after the crash. “You’re going to jail, you’re losing your cars, and if you do something like we saw here tonight, you’re going to prison for a long long time.”
Mock was arrested at the scene and is dealing with one rely of manslaughter and two counts of assault by reckless driving. Those prices might change if the 2 teenagers taken to the hospital don’t survive their accidents.