Fatal Motorcycle Accident at 5900 Southwest Freeway

May 22, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 5900 block of the Southwest Freeway northbound entrance ramp about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday (May 21).

The male victim 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 Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officer A. Alaniz reported:

The victim was operating a white Suzuki GSX600 motorcycle northbound on the Southwest Freeway service road when he hit the entrance ramp curb past Fountainview. The motorcycle continued along the curb and struck the entrance ramp signal. The victim was ejected from the motorcycle, which skidded on its side before coming to a stop further down the freeway ramp.

No other vehicles were involved in this incident and the investigation is continuing.

Inc. #074877708


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