Traffic Incident at 4900 North Loop East
August 24, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian
in the 4900 block of the North Loop East service road about 12:30
a.m. today (Aug. 24).
The identity of the victim is pending notification
to the next of kin and an autopsy by the Harris County Medical
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
R. R. Schweiker and Officer D. J. Gutierrez reported:
The unknown victim in his 40's was pushing a
grocery cart in the outside lane of the service road at the location,
when an unknown westbound vehicle struck him. The driver of the
vehicle failed to stop and render aid. HFD paramedics responded
to the scene and pronounced the pedestrian dead.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Mobility Incident Management Division at 713-247-4065.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.