Police respond to possible fatal accident

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII-NEWS) - Officers with the Corpus Christi police department are responding to a major accident on the Crosstown Expressway near Gollihar Road.

The accident happened 8:40 pm Saturday night. According to police a 13 year old was killed at the scene after an SUV rolled over, ejecting several people inside the vehicle.

After the crash, police say three people including the operator of the vehicle, fled the scene. Police are still looking for those who left the crash.

According to Corpus Christi police, this is the city's 18th fatal accident for 2016.

An eyewitness says he sees three to four vehicles that are involved and our photojournalist says traffic is being diverted near the intersection. We will update on this post when more information comes in.


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