Traffic Incident on Beamer at Sam Houston Parkway
February 5, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident on Beamer Road
at the Sam Houston Parkway service road about 10:15 p.m. on Friday
The name of the deceased female has not been
released pending notification of
HPD Traffic Division Sergeant D.S. Runyan and
Officer D.J. Gutierrez reported:
Although witnesses gave conflicting statements,
it appeared the driver of a
Nissan Maxima ran a red light southbound on Beamer at the Sam
service road eastbound. The Maxima collided with a Chevrolet four-door
vehicle traveling east on the service road. Witnesses said the
driver of the
Chevrolet might have been speeding.
Four people in the Nissan Maxima and one person
from the Chevrolet were
transported to area hospitals. A female passenger in the Nissan
from the vehicle on impact. She was transported to a hospital
where she was
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.