The Corpus Christi police department says three occupants of the SUV including the driver fled the scene following the wreck. The police are currently searching for these people.
According to KIIITV, a witness says he saw three to four vehicles that were involved with the crash.
The accident occurred around 8:40 p.m. Saturday night near the intersection of Crosstown Expressway and Gollihar Road. According to Corpus Christi police, this is the city’s 18th fatal accident of the year.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seat belt use is the most effective way to save lives and reduce injuries in crashes.