Traffic Incident at 100 Chartres and Runnels

July 1, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident at 100 Chartres and Runnels about 3:10 a.m. today (July 1).

The victim, Jerry Bolton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant R.C. Gonzales and Officer J. Garcia reported:

The victim was traveling northbound on Chartres at Runnels when he failed to drive in a single lane and struck the median at the intersection. The motorcycle and rider became airborne and continued north over the center median landing on the westbound lanes of Runnels. No other vehicles were involved.

NJM 7/1/07
Inc #096958107

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