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Traffic Incident at 2800 N. Eldridge Parkway

February 27, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 2800 N. Eldridge Parkway on Saturday, February 26, 2005, about 4:45 p.m.

The identity of the female victim is pending an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.

HPD Traffic Division Sergeant R. Gonzales and Officer R. Davidson reported:

According to witnesses, a female driving a red Ford pickup truck was traveling southbound on Eldridge when she lost control of the vehicle maneuvering a curve. The pickup truck went into the northbound lanes and struck two vehicles. The red Ford pickup truck was then hit on the driver's side door by a white Dodge pickup truck causing both vehicles to catch on fire. All occupants where pulled out of the vehicles; however, the driver of the red Ford pickup truck died at the scene from injuries sustained due to the accident. Two other individuals were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing.


For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.