Traffic Accident at 700 North Loop East

August 19, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at the 700 block of the North Loop East about 3:20 a.m. Saturday (August 18).

The victim, Lorenzo Alejandro Hernandez-Marquez, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D. Morgan and Officer J Garcia reported:

Mr. Hernandez-Marquez was driving a tan Mercury Sable west, on the eastbound side of the North Loop East (610 East) near Fulton, when he struck a gray Chevrolet Suburban head on, traveling west on the North Loop East, near Fulton. The Mercury Sable spun clockwise and was struck on the driver’s side by a green Mitsubishi ES. The drivers of the Suburban and the Mitsubishi were both transported to Ben Taub General Hospital, where they were treated and released.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS 8-18-07
Inc.# 121952407

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