Fatal Traffic Accident at 1300 North Sam Houston Parkway

November 10, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 1300 block of the North Sam Houston Parkway about 4:15 a.m. on Sunday (Nov. 9).

The male victim, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office. A second male, 23, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Casares and Officer D. Schlichter reported:

The victim and another male were changing a tire on the side of the road, in the 1300 block of the Sam Houston Parkway, when the driver of a gray 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck ran off the road and struck both males.

At this time there is no indication that alcohol was a factor in this accident.

The investigation is continuing.

Inc. #165748408

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