Traffic Incident at 9300 West Loop South

September 16, 2007 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 9300 West Loop South about 3:05 a.m. today (September 16).

The victim is identified as Colin W. Hoy of 7218 Grants Hollow Lane in Richmond, Texas. He was pronounced dead at the scene

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

A white 2002 Dodge Stratus being driven by Mr. Hoy was traveling southbound in the 9300 block of the West Loop South. He was approaching the South Post Oak exit ramp when he struck the barricade that divides the freeway from the ramp. Mr. Hoy was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle. Mr. Hoy and his vehicle were subsequently struck by a passing Lincoln Continental occupied by three people.
The driver and one of the passengers of the Lincoln Continental were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital with minor injuries.

The investigation is continuing.

JGA 9-16-07

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