FM1488 is closed down to one lane between Magnolia and FM 2978. Just before noon police were in pursuit of a vehicle involved in a robbery east bound on FM 1488 when the vehicle which was traveling at almost 100 MPH in the construction area lost control, left the roadway flipping several times, went through a fence and into the woods. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A approximately three month old child was in the vehicle and has been Life Flighted to Hermann Hospital in Houston.
The accident investigation could take several hours. Please try to avoid the area as traffic is at almost a stand still.