Fatal Traffic Accident on 9300 State Highway 288

July 10, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 9300 block of State Highway 288 (South Freeway) about 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday (July 9).

The male victim, 35, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant S. R. Sorge and Officer L. Morrison reported:

The victim was driving a white Chevrolet Malibu, with three other passengers, northbound in the far right lane of Highway 288 South when he lost control of the vehicle. The Malibu spun around, crossed over into the next lane and was struck by a white flatbed truck. The three passengers in the Malibu were transported to Ben Tab General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the flatbed truck was not injured.

The investigation is continuing.

Inc. #100058508


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