Traffic Incident at 9200 Eastex Freeway
January 23, 2006 -- Houston
police are continuing an investigation into a fatal traffic accident
that occurred on Saturday, January 21, 2006 at about 6:24 a.m.
in the 9200 block of the Eastex Freeway.
Witnesses told HPD Mobility Incident Management
Division investigator J. Nickell that a small red 2-door sedan,
traveling southbound on the Eastex freeway in an outside lane,
veered to the left and crossed three lanes and struck the concrete
The driver of the car, Jose Romero of 8066 Split
Pine, was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown into the windshield
and died from the impact. It is still unclear if alcohol played
a part in the accident.
AW/ MES 1-23-06
Inc # 11223606-A
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contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.