Traffic Incident at 9300 East Freeway
December 14, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 9300
block of the East Freeway (Interstate 10 East) about 9:55 a.m.
on Tuesday (Dec. 12).
The name of the deceased victim has not been
released pending notification to
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
C.L. Janssen and Officer D.L. Harwell reported:
An off-duty HPD motorcycle officer was escorting
a truck with an oversized load eastbound on I-10 approaching the
610 East Loop when the vehicle struck the overpass (exit ramp)
to the 610 Loop. The truck's load sheared and landed in the westbound
lanes of I-10. Debris resulted in six vehicles colliding with
one another, killing one person.
The investigation is continuing.
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