Traffic Incident at Wallisville at Colvin
October 19, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at Wallisville
at Colvin on October 18, 2006 at 9:10 p.m.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
R. A. Gonzales and Officers Y.K. Wood, A. Alaniz and J. Vega reported:
A van with an elderly couple inside was attempting
to turn east on Wallisville from Colvin, when it was struck by
a wrecker driver (traveling at a high rate of speed) westbound
The elderly couple in the van was pronounced
dead at the scene. The wrecker driver sustained non-fatal injuries
and was transported to East Houston Regional Hospital.
The District Attorney's Fatality Accident Reconstruction
Team was contacted and is assisting in the investigation. Charges
are pending further investigation and blood test results on the
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a