Roger Glover was visiting from New Jersey and flew to Houston to rejoice a good friend’s birthday. Family members mentioned Glover was at the meet as a result of he beloved vehicles.
HOUSTON — Two individuals are useless after a car stunt went terribly flawed Sunday evening throughout what authorities are calling an underground car meet in northwest Houston.
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Investigators mentioned a person driving a Camaro was making an attempt to do a flyby as lots of watched at the intersection of 290 and W. Little York Road at about 9:30 p.m. Instead, the yellow Camaro crashed into one other automobile that then careened into the group. The crash was caught on digital camera.
According to authorities, 22-year-old Andrew Mock was driving quicker than 100 mph when he crashed into the opposite car. The impression despatched the second car straight right into a crowd of onlookers, killing two individuals and injuring others.
“I saw the yellow Camero fly in the air a little bit and he was sliding against the wall,” one witness mentioned.
One of the lads who was killed was 35-year-old Roger Glover. He was pronounced useless at the scene. Family members mentioned he was visiting from New Jersey and flew to Houston to rejoice a good friend’s birthday. They mentioned Glover was at the meet as a result of he beloved vehicles.
His household was heartbroken once they heard the information.
“He was charming, lovable, like a big teddy bear. Loved everybody. He was the highlight of our life,” Roger Glover’s sister, Kimberly Glover, mentioned.
He was presupposed to fly residence on Monday.
Several different spectators have been injured within the crash.
Two teenage boys have been severely injured and flown to space hospitals. One of them later died and the opposite stays in important situation.
Several others have been handled at the scene.
The driver and passenger within the automobile that the Camaro crashed into weren’t severely injured.
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The Harris County District Attorney’s Office mentioned car meets like this are usually not going to be tolerated.
“We are done. There is no more safe haven. You are going to jail you are losing your cars. And if you do something like tonight, you are going to prison for a long, long time,” Chief of the Vehicular Crimes Division of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office Sean Teare mentioned.
Mock is within the hospital with accidents of his personal. He’s going through a number of costs, together with manslaughter.