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Teen dead after vehicle plunges into Brays Bayou

Details on how the crash occurred are unknown. Police mentioned three youngsters had been contained in the vehicle when it fell off the bridge.

HOUSTON — A teenage woman is dead after police mentioned the vehicle she was crashed into a bridge barrier and plunged into Brays Bayou close to the Houston Ship Channel.

It occurred Monday shortly after 1 p.m. within the 100 block of Broadway, near Harrisburg.

Details on how the crash occurred are unknown however police mentioned three youngsters had been contained in the vehicle when it fell off the bridge and submerged into the bayou.

There had been staff close by who noticed the crash occur and tried to rescue the kids however had been unable to take action.

Two of the youngsters, a boy and a woman, had been in a position to free themselves and get to security. One was hospitalized and the opposite did not require any medical consideration. 

Police mentioned the teenager boy wasn’t on the scene when police arrived however was discovered and has since spoken to investigators. Police mentioned they’re investigating why he ran away.

The Houston Fire Department was referred to as to the crash scene and instantly made a brief dive into the water. They discovered the vehicle and seen one of many teenagers was nonetheless caught inside however had been unable to save lots of them, police mentioned.

The teen’s physique was recovered when crews had been in a position to get better the vehicle from the water.

It’s unclear if the deceased sufferer was the one driving the vehicle.

A medical expert will conduct an post-mortem to determine the teenager.

Speed is being investigated as an element on this crash. It would not seem every other autos had been concerned.

Below is scene video from Air 11:

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