Traffic Incident at 10300 Westpark
August 6, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 10300 Westpark at
Briarpark today (Aug 6) about 3 a.m.
The identity of the male victim, 24, is pending
notification to the next of kin.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
D. S. Runyan and Officer D. J. Gutierrez reported:
The driver of a gray Mercury SUV, traveling westbound
on Westpark, ran the red light at Westpark and Briarpark striking
a black Chevy Impala. The black Chevy rolled over and struck a
third vehicle. The driver of the Chevy was ejected and died at
There were no other injuries.
Charges of intoxication manslaughter are pending
against the driver of the Mercury SUV, since alcohol is believed
to be a factor in this accident.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.