Traffic Incident on Leader at Mary Bates
November 20, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident on Leader at
Mary Bates about 12 p.m. today (Nov. 20).
The identity of the victim is pending verification
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office and notification
to family members.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
G.T. Hall and Officer D.S. Schlichter reported:
A Ford Mustang traveling westbound on Leader
ran the stop sign at the intersection of Leader and Mary Bates.
The Ford struck a Toyota Rav 4, killing a passenger inside of
that vehicle. The driver of the Toyota was transported to Ben
Taub General Hospital in an unknown condition. The driver and
passenger of the Ford fled the scene on foot and are still at-large.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Hit and Run Detail at 713-247-4065 or Crime
Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at