Traffic Incident at 5715 Bellfort
October 18, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 5715 Bellfort
about 11:55 a.m. today (Oct. 18).
The identity and cause of death of the 84-year-old
female victim is pending verification by the Harris County Medical
Examiner's office. Investigators believe she suffered a possible
heart attack just prior to the accident.
H.P.D. Mobility Incident Management Division
Sergeant M.W. Bearden and Officer C. Green reported:
The elderly victim was in the drive-thru lane
of a local restaurant when she apparently experienced a heart
attack and lost control of her vehicle. The vehicle coasted through
the drive-thru and continued across two lanes of traffic on Bellfort,
struck a curb and landed in a culvert. At the time of the accident,
there was a passenger in the back seat of the victim's vehicle
who was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital with non-life
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.