Woman burns to death in Jeep crash on Chimney Rock, but neighbors were able to save passenger, police say

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – A woman died after a fiery car crash on Chimney Rock on Sunday morning, HPD said.

The crash happened around 3 a.m. near the San Felipe and Tanglewood area.

Police say the woman left Chimney Rock and hit a curb, causing her to run into a front yard and hit a tree. The Jeep then caught fire and burst into flames.

Neighbors who heard the accident came out to help and saw a male passenger. They were able to break the rear window of the vehicle and help the man escape, police said.

As for the woman, police say her body was burned in the vehicle. HPD spoke with the man, but was unable to identify the driver.

The medical examiner’s office is working to identify the woman.

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