Traffic Incident at 2800 Northpark Drive

July 2, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 2800 Northpark Drive about 8:15 p.m. on Sunday (July 1).

The victim, Jimmie Henshaw, 58, of 2103 Lone Rock, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant A.C. Francois and Officer R. Kessler reported:

Witnesses saw Mr. Henshaw driving his vehicle west on Northpark Drive at a high rate of speed, when he changed lanes and nearly lost control. Henshaw’s vehicle then crossed over into the left lane, hit the left curb, traveled several feet and went airborne over a walking trail. The vehicle then crashed into an embankment and flipped several times before stopping near a walking trail.

Further investigation determined alcohol was a factor in the accident.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC 7-2-07
Inc# 097265807

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