Three people were fortunate to escape a fiery crash in Houston Monday night. Police suspect road rage may have been a factor in the horrific collision.
News 4 SA reports the crash happened around 11 pm Monday on Interstate 45 near Edgebrook Drive.
Police said one vehicle cut off another vehicle carrying three people, causing the driver to lose control and slam into a concrete wall. The car then caught on fire.
The three occupants of the crashed vehicle were able to escape as the other vehicle fled the scene. Police are investigating the crash as a road rage incident.
Road rage is common on U.S. roadways and can greatly increase the risk of collision, putting the angry driver, their passengers, and others on the road at risk.
A 2019 study determined:
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports:
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