Around 3am, Cy-Fair Fire responded to the northbound 290, at the beltway, for a reported crash. According to one of the parties involved, he saw a vehicle come up on him and when he moved over to let the vehicle pass, the vehicle sideswiped his car. When he got out of his vehicle to talk to the other party, he witnessed the driver get struck by a vehicle. That second crash caused a chain reactions collision, where another car and a motorcycle became involved. In total, four cars and one motorcycle were involved in the crash and Cy-Fair transported three patients. The most serious patient was lifeflighted to Memorial Hermann and the other two victims were transported by ground ambulance. The freeway is expected to be closed for a few hours for the investigation.