Traffic Incident at 6500 Hillcroft
May 18, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 6500 block of
Hillcroft about 6 p.m. on Wednesday (May 17).
The identity of the deceased female victim, 27,
is being withheld pending notification to family members by the
Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
The HPD Mobility Incident Management Division
Lieutenant H. Zamora, Sergeant J.A. Ogden, and Officers J.E. Tippy
and R.A. Breiding reported:
A white Nissan pickup truck was northbound in
the 6500 block of Hillcroft when it drove off the right side of
the road and over a curb. The vehicle then struck a light pole
before striking the female, who appeared to be walking northbound
through the parking lot, while pushing an empty baby stroller.
The female died at the scene. The driver, 43, did not appear to
be intoxicated and claimed to have had a seizure prior to the
No charges have been filed at this time pending
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at