Traffic Incident at 5100 North Freeway HOV Lane
December 3, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian
at 5100 North Freeway HOV lane (northbound) on December 2,2005
about 5:50 p.m.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
N.Q. Nguyen and Officer R. Stafford reported:
The victim is a b/m between 30 to 40 years of
age. He attempted to cross the HOV lane from the east side to
the west side. While crossing, the victim's foot got stuck on
the concrete barrier causing him to trip onto the side of an oncoming
bus that was traveling northbound in the HOV lane. The name of
the bus company is Coach USA, which is operated by Brazos Transit
District. The bus driver has not been charged of any wrongdoing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.