A two-vehicle crash around 3:20 p.m. Sunday resulted in one person killed and three others critically injured. The accident took place on US 90 at the FM 1413 intersection.
According to Officer David Meyers with Dayton Police Department, a 2012 Dodge Charger with three male occupants, all from Houston, was westbound on US 90 and turned into the eastbound lane of travel. An eastbound 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by a 54-year-old Hispanic male, also of Houston, struck the vehicle broadside, causing extensive damage to the right panel of the Charger.
One of the occupants of the Charger – a 26-year-old Hispanic male – suffered the worst injuries. Unconscious and unresponsive, he was taken by ground ambulance to Liberty-Dayton Regional Medical Center with CPR in progress. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
The other occupants of the Charger – a 24-year-old Hispanic male who was driving and a 21-year-old Hispanic male passenger – were airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, along with the driver of the Chevy pickup truck. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
“At this point it appears that the Dodge Charger driver was at fault. It’s unclear at this time if alcohol was a factor,” said Meyers, adding that the crash investigation is continuing.
The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of their next of kin.
That intersection is so dangerous. How many accidents have to happen in order for action to be taken. My suggestion is NO LEFT TURN from 1413. You can safely take a right, go Eastbound on 90 and take a U turn. This is heartbreaking.
Texas Department of Transportation needs to re-evaluate this intersection! There is a subdivision with 5,000 people down that road plus it’s a cut-off to bypass Dayton and head towards Mt Belvuew/Baytown. Specifically, the turning lanes are not long enough to decrease speed, the cross-traffic lanes are not wide enough for two cars and none of the painted lines are visible day or night. TXDOT should be held responsible for the continuing deaths at the intersection of Hwy 90 and FM 1413, in my opinion.
Cindy im totally agree.