2 killed in car accident on Eastex Freeway in Houston

Friday July 30, 2010: At around 4:30am the driver of a Ford Explorer apparently lost control of the vehicle before crashing into a guardrail and then hitting a pole. Matthew Gomez and Nancy Martinez died at the scene. Harris County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the scene, resulting in several lanes being closed, but lanes were reopened by 6:00am. The crash happened in the northbound lanes of the Eastex Freeway near Mount Houston Road.