Fatal Motorcycle Accident at 18100 Eastex Freeway

June 23, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 18100 block of the Eastex Freeway (Highway 59 North) service road about 1:05 a. m. on Sunday (June 22).

The male victim, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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

The victim was operating a silver Honda 1800 southbound on the Eastex Freeway service road when he lost control of the motorcycle and went up on the median. The motorcycle then hit a traffic signal device and ejected the victim, who landed about five feet in front of the motorcycle on the median. The victim was not wearing a helmet.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/GO
Inc. #091414308

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

HPD is Hiring!