Traffic Incident at 8700 State Highway 225
April 22, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 8700 block of State Highway 225 about 12:45 a.m. today (Apr. 22).
The deceased victim is identified as J. Leondides Salinas, 57. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant P. Casares and Officer S. Johnson reported:
Mr. Salinas was driving a black 1996 Nissan pickup truck eastbound on State Highway 225 when he lost control of the vehicle and struck the left concrete barrier. That collision caused the truck to roll over and eject Salinas from the truck.
There is evidence indicating the accident is alcohol-related, pending toxicology results of an autopsy.
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