Traffic Incident at 7200 Southwest Freeway
June 23, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 7200 block of
the Southwest Freeway (U.S. Highway 59 South) service road about
5:45 a.m. today (June 23).
The driver, Phong T Ngo, 21, died at the scene.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
L.A. Washington and Officers A. Taylor and D. Harwell reported:
Witnesses reported seeing a black 2002 Acura
driving at a high rate of speed on the southbound service road
of the 7200 block of the Southwest Freeway. The vehicle lost control
and hit the concrete retaining wall under the U-turn lane near
Bellaire Boulevard. The vehicle burst into flames upon impact,
and was extinguished by responding HFD personnel.
The investigation is continuing.
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