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Fiery Traffic Accident Involving Prisoner Van In Houston

Two Sheriff’s deputies and six inmates had to evacuate the vehicle when it caught fire after being hit by a pickup.

Two Sheriff’s deputies and six inmates had to evacuate a prisoner van that caught fire near the Harris County jail, located in downtown Houston, after a traffic accident.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) sent a tweet that shows the van on fire after it was hit, according to witnesses, by a pickup vehicle that ran a red light at the intersection of Jackson and Commerce before noon.

The HCSO the deputies and the inmates were heading to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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