Traffic Incident at IH 45 at Woodridge
December 23, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at IH 45 southbound
at Woodridge on December 22, 2006 at 2:40 p.m.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
P. Casares and Officer M.
The deceased victim, Jessie L. Urban, 63 was
driving a red GMC Sierra pick up truck. He was traveling outbound
on the freeway when he struck a gray Ford F-150 pick up, with
the left front of his vehicle. Mr. Urban then struck a white Chevrolet
1500 pick up and went into reverse striking the Ford F-150 once
again. All three vehicles pulled over to the left shoulder. Mr.
Urban appeared to be having a medical condition when he spoke
to the driver of the Ford F-150. A few minutes later he was found
slumped over the wheel. Medical personnel treated Mr. Urban at
he scene and transported him to Ben Taub General Hospital where
he was pronounced dead.
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