Car versus 18-wheeler crash on North Loop near McCarty kills UH student

ABC Channel 13 eyewitness news is reporting a tragic accident involving a passenger car and an 18-wheeler that left a 21-year old University of Houston student dead. The accident happened around 9:00PM on Thursday April 14th on the north 610 loop near McCarty. According to police the big rig was driving down McCarty and tried to make a left turn. The student’s car drove under the trailer, shearing the roof off the car and killing the student instantly. The driver of the 18-wheeler was unhurt and police are currently investigating to determine which driver ran the red light. Our prayer and sympathies to the family and friends of the student, whose identity has not been released.

A UH student was killed when this car struck a big rig's trailer