Traffic Incident at 12900 Northwest Freeway

September 15, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 12900 block of the Northwest Freeway (U.S. Highway 290) about 12:55 a.m. today (September 15).

Th victim, Jose DeJesus Pores, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D. Morgan and Officer D. Hall reported:

An off-duty Harris County Precinct One deputy constable witnessed a dark-colored SUV traveling north in the 12900 block of the Northwest Freeway when the driver's side door opened and Mr. Pores fell out of the vehicle. The SUV then veered over to the shoulder and the front passenger got into the driver's seat and sped away. Pores was struck by several passing vehicles and died at the scene.

This case is being referred to the HPD Homicide Division for the follow-up investigation. At this time, it is unknown if the victim fell out or was pushed out of the vehicle.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division
at 713-308-3600.

VHS/JFC 9-15-07
Inc# 136105507

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.