Traffic Incident at 2220 Bering Drive

December 2, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 2220 Bering Drive about 5:10 a.m. today (December 3).

One male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A second male was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital and later died. The identities of both are pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant P. Casares and Officer D. Hall reported:

The driver of a black Nissan 350Z and his passenger were traveling north on Bering, at a high rate of speed, when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The Nissan struck an unoccupied Ford F150 pickup truck, which then struck four other vehicles parked in the street. Both men inside the Nissan died. No other occupied vehicles were involved.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC 12-3-07
Inc.# 176648507

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