Traffic Incident at Harvard at 12th Street
June 14, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at Harvard at 12th
Street on Monday (June 13) about 11:20 p.m.
The victim, Mary Meineke, 28, was transported
to Ben Taub General Hospital where she later died.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
M. W. Bearden and Officer R. Newton reported:
Ms. Meineke, riding a motorscooter and traveling
eastbound on 12th Street, ran the stop sign at the intersection
of 12th Street and Harvard. An SUV, which had the right-of-way
and was traveling south on Harvard, struck Ms. Meineke. She suffered
major injuries and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital
where she died. The driver of the SUV, who was not injured, remained
at the scene until officers arrived. There was no indication of
negligence on the part of the SUV driver.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.