Traffic Incident at 6000 West Airport
November 11, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 6000 West
Airport on November 11, 2006 at 2:42 p.m.
The victim has been identified as Lionel Tolbert,
55. He was ejected from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
A.C. Fraincois and Officers D. Ertons, Y. Bashir and T. Nguyen
According to witnesses, Mr. Tolbert was traveling
eastbound on West Airport at a high rate of speed when he struck
the inside curb and crashed into a light pole. The vehicle flipped
several times before coming to a stop. It appears that Mr. Tolbert
was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a