Traffic Incident At 11400 East Freeway

July 24, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 11400 East Freeway (Interstate 10 East) about 9:50 p.m. on Monday (July 23).

The victims, Asia Horn, 27, of 5105 North Loop East, and her two-year-old son were transported to Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant R.C. Gonzalez and Officer L.D. Morrison reported:

Witnesses stated Ms. Horn was driving a 1987 Buick LeSabre east on the East Freeway and appeared to miss her intended exit to Federal Road. Horn drove onto the grass between the freeway and the service road and lost control of the vehicle, which continued down into the bayou and landed on its roof. Several male witnesses jumped into the water, flipped the vehicle over and pulled Horn and her son out of the vehicle.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC 7-24-07
Inc# 109032707

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