Traffic Incident at 13500 Northwest Freeway
November 29, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 13500
block of the Northwest Freeway (Highway 290) service road about
5:45 p.m. on Monday (Nov. 28).
The deceased victim, a pedestrian, is identified
as Jose Romero, 48.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
N.Q. Nguyen and Officers R. Breiding and J. Tippy reported:
A black Mitsubishi Montero was traveling east
on the Northwest Freeway service road. The pedestrian was crossing
the service road in an area that did not have a crosswalk. The
driver of the Montero struck the pedestrian and remained at the
scene where officers questioned her. The female driver, Theresa
Drozco, 49, was released and is not charged at this time as the
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.