Traffic Incident on Southwest Freeway at Yoakum
February 5, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal auto/pedestrian accident on the
outbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway near Yoakum about 1:50
a.m. today (Feb. 5).
The deceased pedestrian, an unidentified male,
was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Traffic Division Sergeant D.S. Runyan and
Officer D.J. Gutierrez reported:
Two pickup trucks had an accident on the inbound
lanes of the Southwest Freeway. The driver of one of the trucks
got out of his vehicle and ran inbound toward traffic on the other
side of the freeway. About one quarter mile from the truck accident
scene, he was struck by a Toyota Camry and killed instantly. The
driver of the Camry was transported to Park Plaza Hospital with
minor lacerations to his face.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.