Traffic Incident at Piping Rock and State Hwy 6
March 4, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at Piping Rock and
State Hwy 6 South today (March. 4) about 1:30 a.m.
Traffic Division Investigator R. Stafford reported:
A Honda Civic was traveling southbound on Highway
6 at a high rate of speed in a northbound lane. The Honda left
the roadway just north of Piping Rock on the east side of the
roadway and struck a large light pole. The vehicle came to rest
against a Ford pickup truck. The Ford did not sustain substantial
damage. Blood results on the deceased 26-year-old male driver
of the Honda will be obtained from the Harris County Medical Examiner's
Office at a later date. The driver of the Ford was not injured.
Neither vehicle had passengers. The investigation is ongoing to
determine the exact cause of the accident.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.