Police: Good Samaritan struck by vehicle while helping crash victims

A Good Samaritan was struck by a vehicle while helping victims of an accident on the Brookshire Freeway near Interstate-77 early Wednesday morning, police said. Two lanes of the outer loop were closed due to two wrecks. 

According to CMPD, two vehicles were involved in the initial collision. A third vehicle stopped on the side of the road to attempt to provide assistance. When that person exited his vehicle he was struck by yet another car which was passing by.

One person was transported to CMC with potential life-threatening injuries and another person was taken to CMC-University for minor injuries, police said. 

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