Traffic Incident at 500 Broadway

January 20, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 500 block of Broadway about 3:08 p.m. on Saturday (January 19).

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant L. H. Lefler and Officer P. Robles reported:

The victim and his male passenger were in a black Suzuki sports utility vehicle at a stop sign at the intersection of Cypress and Broadway. The Suzuki failed to yield right-of way as it entered the intersection and was struck by an on-coming gray Dodge Charger traveling north on Broadway. The driver of the Suzuki died at the scene and his passenger was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital with unknown injuries. The driver of the Charger suffered no significant injuries and faces no charges at this time.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS 1-20-08
Inc. #009112708

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