One person killed, one critically injured, taken to hospital, after a car crashes head-on with dump truck on westbound Highway 242 near The Woodlands.

Friday, March 14, 2014

A person was killed Saturday in a head-on collision involving a dump truck in Montgomery County.

A person was killed Saturday in a head-on collision involving a dump truck in Montgomery County.

According to officials, a car was headed westbound on Highway 242 when it crossed the yellow line, hit a cattle trailer and then struck the dump truck head on.

Two people were inside the car when the crash happened. The passenger was killed. The driver was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

People Involved: 
Highway 242

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