Traffic Incident at 3400 Greens Road
November 8, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 3400
block of Greens Road about 12:40 a.m. today (November 8).
The identity of the male driver, 27, is being
withheld pending notification to family members by the Harris
County Medical Examiner's office. The other driver, a 59-year-old
female, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in an unknown
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
D.S. Runyan and Officer D.J. Gutierrez reported:
A witness reported seeing a silver Mazda traveling
at a high rate of speed westbound in the 3400 block of Greens
Road, when the vehicle drove off the right side of the road. The
driver then overcorrected and crossed the centerline, striking
a black BMW head-on. The driver of the Mazda died instantly. HFD
personnel arrived and had to extricate the female driver of the
BMW from her vehicle before transporting her to the hospital for
her injuries to her left leg.
The investigation is continuing and awaiting
toxicology test results from the Harris County Medical Examiner's
additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs
Division a 713-308-3200.