Traffic Incident at 13200 East Freeway
August 2, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 13200 East Freeway
service road on Monday (August 1) about 4:45 p.m.
The deceased victim is identified as Cristina
Solis, 19, of 12530 Green Bayou. A 7-year -old female passenger
in the victim's vehicle was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital
with minor injuries.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
N. Nguyen and Officer J. Tippy reported:
A white GMC Suburban and a green Chevy Silverado
were traveling eastbound on the East Freeway when both vehicles
took the Uvalde exit. The green Chevy, being driven by Cristina
Solis, was behind the Suburban when she attempted to overtake
the Suburban by passing on the right of that vehicle. Solis' vehicle
struck the curb, which caused it to spin out of control and strike
the Suburban. Her vehicle then rolled over onto the right shoulder
of the service road. Cristina Solis was pronounced dead at the
scene. The driver of the Suburban, who was uninjured, was not
charged with any wrongdoing.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.