Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 1:06 AM, officers responded to a major crash in the 5700 block of S MLK PKWY.  Upon arrival two vehicles, a white Ford F-350 and a black Chrysler 300 were on fire. Officers used fire extinguishers from their patrol units until the fire department arrived on scene and extinguished the flames. Three people were deceased, two from the Chrysler and one from the truck.  Another occupant from the truck was transported to a Houston hospital in serious condition.

Due to the number of fatalities and type of the scene, there will be no additional information today. Investigators are working with witnesses and trying to notify next of kin.