Traffic Incident at 8300 Eastex Freeway
April 6, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 8300 block of
the Eastex Freeway (U.S. Highway 59 North) about 8:20 p.m. on
Tuesday (Apr. 5).
The identity on the deceased male victim is unknown
at this time.
HPD Traffic Division Sergeant G.T. Hall and Officer
Y.K. Wood reported:
The male victim, a pedestrian, was in the southbound
lanes of the freeway when he was struck by one vehicle which then
swerved and struck another vehicle. A third vehicle also struck
the pedestrian. Paramedics pronounced the pedestrian dead at the
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.