Update on Traffic Incident at Sageburrow and Hughes
August 22, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at Sageburrow and Hughes
about 7:20 a.m. on August 18.
The victim has been identified as Ruth Young,
9, of 10014 Sageaspen Lane.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
D. R. Hurd and Officer M. W. Gartman reported:
A Pasadena ISD school bus was stopped at the
intersection of Sageburrow and Hughes. Ruth Young, riding a bicycle,
attempted to cross Sageburrow in front of the bus. As the bus
began to turn eastbound on Hughes, the girl was struck by the
bus and killed.
The investigation is continuing. The Harris County
District Attorney's office will review this case to determine
if charges will be filed.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.