Traffic Incident on Houston Avenue at Memorial
August 30, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident on Houston Avenue at
Memorial Drive on Monday (Aug. 29) about 7:25 p.m.
The identity of the male victim is pending verification
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
N. Nguyen and Officer R. Kessler reported:
The driver of a Nissan Sentra traveling north
on Houston Avenue struck the driver of a Mercury Marquis traveling
west on Memorial Drive. The Mercury Marquis was pushed into a
pedestrian who was crossing the street on Memorial. The pedestrian
was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced
dead. No charges have been filed at this time due to conflicting
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.