Traffic Incident at 3300 Old Spanish Trail
January 28, 2006 -- Charges
of intoxication manslaughter are pending against a suspect involved
in a fatal traffic accident at 3300 Old Spanish Trail at Holcombe
about 10:30 p.m. on Friday (Jan. 27).
The suspect is identified as Arthur Lee Hampton
(b/m, DOB 7/29/41).
The identity of the deceased female victim is
pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
D.S. Runyan and Officer M.E. Wick reported:
Arthur L. Hampton was driving a late-model Acura
west on Holcombe when he struck a Toyota Tercel occupied by two
females and traveling east on Old Spanish Trail. A passenger in
the Toyota was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the
Toyota was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital with undetermined
injuries. Hampton was taken into custody for suspicion of driving
while intoxicated and a mandatory blood sample was taken at an
area hospital. There were no other injuries.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.