Traffic Incident at 8900 Eastex Freeway
August 15, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 8900 Eastex Freeway
northbound on August 15, 2005 about 5:45 a.m.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
J.T. Roberts and Officer M. Potell and R. Saenz reported:
A black Ford Focus was traveling northbound on
US 59 (Eastex Freeway) when it struck an 18-wheeler that had slowed
down for traffic. The driver of the Ford Focus exited his vehicle
and walked to the side of the roadway. A silver Dodge Neon stopped
behind the Focus and attempted to go around the accident, when
he was struck from the rear by a Red Pontiac Grand Prix. The driver
of the Neon was pronounced dead at the scene.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.