Fatal Traffic Accident at 2400 North Freeway Service Road
March 11, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 2400 block of the North Freeway (Interstate 45 North) southbound service road about 6:10 p.m. on Monday (March 10).
The driver, Robert Pena, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D. Morgan and Officer M. Lowder reported:
A gray Ford Contour was traveling southbound on the service road at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control of the vehicle, slid sideways and struck a wooden pole. The driver died on impact and three other passengers, two children and one adult, were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital with unknown injuries.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.