Downtown Houston car wreck kills 1 and injures 5

KHOU.com is reporting a downtown Houston collision that has left one person dead and five injured.  According to the report, police said a pickup truck carrying five people was southbound on Milam around 2:00AM when it collided with an SUV headed west on St. Joseph. After the collision the pickup truck hit a light pole on the side of the road. Both passengers riding in the back seat of the pickup truck were ejected. A man died at the scene and three men and two women were taken to various hospital, including the driver of the SUV. Both drivers were tested for alcohol at the hospital; charges may be filed later as police are still investigating to see who was at fault.

A two vehicle collision in downtown Houston at Milam and St. Joseph left one dead and five injured

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