Traffic Incident at Bissonnet and Fondren
March 19, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at Bissonnet and Fondren
about 1:25 a.m. today (March 19).
The two male victims identity is pending notification
to next of kin by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Traffic Division Sergeant D. Runyan and Officer
R. Stafford reported:
A GMC Suburban and Mitsubishi Galant were southbound
on Fondren traveling through the Bissonnet intersection when a
Toyota Celica, eastbound on Bissonnet, ran the red light. The
two male occupants of the Toyota Celica were pronounced dead at
the scene. The male driver of the GMC Suburban, who was unconscious,
was taken to a local hospital. The female driver of the Mitsubishi
Galant, Cassandra Metu, was treated for minor injuries at a local
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.