Traffic Incident at 8800 Gulf Freeway

June 30, 2007 - Charges are pending against a suspect involved in a fatal traffic accident at 8800 Gulf Freeway about 11:20 p.m. on Friday (June 29).

The identity of the deceased female victim is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officer L. Morrison reported:

The driver of a 1999 white Mitsubishi sedan was traveling southbound on the feeder road at a high rate of speed when he loss control of the vehicle and struck two utility poles. A female passenger seated in the rear of the vehicle was ejected and transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where she died. The driver and two other passengers were transported to area hospitals in unknown conditions.

The investigation is continuing.

NJM 6/30/07
Inc #096254907

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