Traffic Incident at 7400 North Freeway
February 26, 2007 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 7400
block of the North Freeway (I-45 North) about 3:15 a.m. on Thursday
The identities of the two males, in their twenties,
is pending notification to family members by the Harris County
Medical Examiner’s office. One victim died at the scene
and the other was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital where he
was pronounced dead.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Lieutenant
J. Zitzmann, Sergeant D.S. Runyan and Officer M.E. Wick reported:
A white Ford Explorer traveling the wrong way
on the North Freeway mainlanes, struck a white Isuzu van traveling
north, head-on. The driver of the Explorer died at the scene and
the driver of the Isuzu van died at a local hospital. A male passenger
in the Isuzu, in his twenties, was ejected from the vehicle and
sustained serious injuries. He was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital.
Alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.
The investigation is continuing.
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