Jeep Cherokee driver killed when rear-ended by tow truck

A man was killed in a rear-end collision yesterday around 3:00 p.m. The man’s Jeep Cherokee had broken down on the East Beltway 8 feeder road near West Lake Houston Parkway. The man had called a family member for assistance and was waiting in his vehicle when it was struck from behind by a wrecker, causing the Jeep to catch fire. The wrecker driver and one other person pulled the man from the Jeep and attempted CPR but the man died at the accident scene.

Jeep Cherokee tow truck accident Beltway 8 Houston

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Beltway 8 Jeep Cherokee rear end accident

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