Traffic Incident at 8500 South Freeway
June 4, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 8500 South Freeway
on Friday (June 3) about 2:25 p.m.
The victim, Judy Galindo, 50, was pronounced
dead at the scene.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
N. Nguyen and Officer D. Ertons reported:
A white Mitsubishi van was traveling southbound
on the South Freeway when the right rear tire blew out causing
the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The van hit the median
and rolled over. Ms. Galindo, who was a passenger in the van,
was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. The driver
of the van, a 23-year-old female, was transported to Memorial
Hermann Hospital with minor injuries.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.