Driver, passenger killed after collision in NW Harris County

HOUSTON — The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two people were killed following a car collision late Monday.

Investigators said the driver was going southbound on the Highway 290 feeder road around 9:45 p.m. when he ran a red light at Spring-Cypress Road. Deputies said the vehicle t-boned a second car, and the driver was killed.

A woman, who was a passenger in the second car, was taken to the hospital. She died a short time later. The man driving the second car was also taken to the hospital, where he was later found to be intoxicated.

The sheriff’s office said the driver of the first car was not impaired.