A fatal car accident led to the shut down the northbound lanes of Pearland Parkway early this morning. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police and firefighters responded to the crash near Barry Rose around 2:30 a.m.
According to police, a woman in her 20s was traveling northbound when she left the road for unknown reasons, striking a light pole and then a small concrete wall before her vehicle flipped.
An investigation is underway to see what caused the woman to lose control.
As of 6:30 a.m. one lane of Pearland Parkway northbound remained closed between Barry Rose and McHard Road.