1 dead after vehicle catches on fire on SH-249

An image of the scene (Magnolia Fire Dept.)

One person has died after a vehicle caught on fire on SH-249.

All roads were closed on SH-249 Tomball Tollway Southbound at Woodtrace Boulevard in Montgomery County Saturday evening after a vehicle caught on fire following an accident.

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The status of the passengers in that vehicle is currently unavailable. We also haven’t heard what may have caused this accident or if any other vehicles were involved.

Magnolia Fire Department posted an image of the scene to its Facebook page:

This is an active report. We’ll provide updates when we find out more information.

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