Traffic Incident at 6700 Almeda Genoa Road

August 5, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 6700 Almeda Genoa Road about 1:45 a.m. today (August 5).

The female victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is pending notification to next of kin.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeants I Izaguirre and D. Arnold and Officers D. Hall and J Garcia reported:

A 1998 Ford Explorer was traveling east on Almeda Genoa Road when the driver went airborne over the railroad tracks at the intersection of Mykawa Road and lost control of the vehicle. The Explorer went onto the south side shoulder of Almeda Genoa Road then veered across to the north side of the road. The Explorer then turned and skidded backwards in a residential ditch, struck a mailbox, a metal pole, then rolled to the side next to a driveway.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS 8-5-07
Inc.# 115257507

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