A driver died after causing a multivehicle crash that left another man dead who was changing his tire on the freeway, according to investigators.

At about 1:30 a.m., deputies with the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office responded to a major crash on the W. Sam Houston Parkway Toll Road.

Upon arrival, deputies found at least six cars crashed on the freeway.

One car that was speeding hit another car, causing that car to lose control and skid into a man who was changing a tire in the right emergency lane, according to deputies.

Investigators said four other cars also skidded and wrecked, causing at least six cars to crash. The man changing his tire died at the scene.

The driver accused of causing the initial accident also died at the scene.

While deputies were blocking the freeway, a possible DWI driver crashed into the side of a Precinct 5 deputy’s car. But only minor injuries were reported in this crash.

Precinct 5 officials urge people to wait for help with a flat tire.

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