Traffic Incident at 1700 Richmond
December 31, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1700 Richmond
about 12:10 a.m. today (Dec. 31).
The identity of the deceased victim is pending
verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
D.S. Runyan and Officer T.D. Houston reported:
A Toyota Camry struck a female victim as she
attempted to cross the roadway at 1700 Richmond. She was pronounced
dead at the scene. According to a witness, the driver of the Toyota
attempted to avoid the pedestrian who was crossing against the
red light. Toxicological tests were performed on the driver and
the pedestrian. Results are pending.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.