Traffic Incident at West Tidwell at Black Gum
February 20, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at West Tidwell
at Black Gum on Saturday, February 19, 2005, about 2:21 p.m.
HPD Traffic Division Sergeant Gonzales and Officers
R. Pedraza and W. Johnson
According to witnesses, a vehicle was traveling
eastbound on W. Tidwell and a Ford Sport Track was traveling westbound
on W. Tidwell. The driver of the vehicle attempted to turn in
front of the Ford Sport Track and was hit. The driver and passengers
of the Ford Sport Track were transported to a local hospital with
The driver and two passengers of the other vehicle
were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital with minor injuries.
David Rodriguez, 3, who was sitting in the back right passenger
seat, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.