SkyEye video shows heavy traffic along FM 1960 in East Belleau Wood following its closure in both directions. Authorities said the shutdown will last an extended period to allow for an investigation.
Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed that one person was found dead at the scene and at least two others were taken to a hospital.
@HCSO_VCD investigates a fatal accident involving three vehicles at FM 1960 & Belleau Wood Drive (Humble). One person died at the scene and at least two others were taken to hospitals. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/mbDNYF5u1z
— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) May 16, 2022
Video from the scene also shows two of the three vehicles, which were badly damaged and appear to have been thrown off the road.
Drivers are urged to avoid the area and take alternative routes.
UPDATE: Due to a fatality, FM1960 E at Belleau Wood will be closed for an extended period to allow for an investigation.
UPDATE: A total of three vehicles were involved.
WARNING: Major Accident FM 1960 E. at Belleau Wood Dr. AVOID THE AREA IF POSSIBLE. EXPECT DELAYS. pic.twitter.com/EOGxExF8GR
— Atascocita Fire Department (@AVFDOEM) May 16, 2022
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https://abc13.com/atascocita-deadly-crash-three-vehicle-fatal-fm-1960-at-east-belleau-wood/11856682/ 1 dead and at least 2 others injured in three-vehicle accident on FM 1960 in East Belleau Wood, Atascocita Fire Department says