Traffic Incident at Jefferson at Main
May 11, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident on Jefferson at Main
about 10:25 p.m. on Tuesday (May 10).
The deceased motorist was identified as Jesse
Villarreal, 46, of 1003 Iowa in the city of South Houston.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
G.T. Hall and Officer I.M. Labdi reported:
The deceased motorist was driving a Dodge pickup
truck eastbound on Jefferson and ran the red light at Main Street.
The truck was struck on the driver's door by a Metro Transit Authority
rail train traveling south on Main Street. The train was carrying
12 passengers, four of whom were transported to area hospitals
with minor injuries. The driver of the train was not injured.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.