Fatality Accident at 6500 North Wayside
March 31, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 6500 block of North Wayside about 6:25 a.m. on Sunday (March 30).
The victim, identified as Gabriel Hernandez-Villegas, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant S.A. Perez and Officer D. Schlichter reported:
Witnesses reported seeing Hernandez-Villegas driving a tan Toyota Camry northbound on North Wayside at a high rate of speed. Hernandez-Villegas lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole, causing the vehicle to wrap around the pole.
It is unknown if intoxicants contributed to the accident.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.