Traffic Incident at 5100 Navigation
October 17, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 5100 Navigation
about 2:10 a.m. on Sunday (Oct. 16).
The identity of the deceased male victim, in
his 40s, is pending notification to his next of kin.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
R.R. Schweiker and Officer S. Bolton reported:
A 47-year-old male was driving a Chevrolet Silverado
pickup truck westbound in the 5100 block of Navigation at a high
rate of speed. The truck left the roadway and struck a concrete
wall before striking a tree. The driver was transported to Ben
Taub General Hospital in stable condition with serious injuries.
The male passenger was dead at the scene. Alcohol could have been
a contributing factor in this accident.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.