The 18-wheeler got flipped over in the accident, and the driver was trapped inside, requiring EMS to rescue him. The minivan carried a family of six, and while only one is confirmed deceased, more fatalities or injuries may be reported later.
Cothren was transported to North Cypress Medical Center, but he died of his injuries. His 14-year-old passenger was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital and is expected to recover. A candlelight vigil will be held for Cothren at 8 p.m. Saturday at Tomball United Methodist Church.
Both children sustained life-threatening injuries and were transported to Dell Children's Medical Center. The adult was taken to University Medical Center of Brackenridge, but did not have life-threatening injuries.
A Texas woman has died after a rock flew off of a semitrailer and through her car window during a crash Tuesday on U.S. 290 in Paige. The semi carrying rocks swerved into oncoming traffic in an attempt to avoid another vehicle. None of the people involved have been identified.
10 people were injured when two city busses collided, injuring both drivers, several passengers, and a few children. The injured have been sent to a local hospital. The cause of the accident is unclear.
Three people have died and another is in critical condition after a head-on collision in West Columbia around 5:15 a.m. Monday at the intersection of F.M. 1301 and C.R. 376. A Ford Expedition traveling westbound crossed the center line and hit a