Fatality Accident at 1900 Mccarty

October 27, 2008 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 1900 block of McCarty about 9:20 p.m. on Sunday (October 26).

The male victim was a passenger in one of the vehicles and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officer D. Hall reported:

Witnesses reported seeing a red Jeep Liberty and tan Ford pickup traveling southbound on McCarty. The Ford cut in front of and struck the Jeep, then rolled several times before striking a metal fence on the east side of McCarty. The Ford came to rest upside down on the street. The driver of the Jeep lost control and continued into a parking lot on the west side of the street.

The victim, a passenger in the Ford, died at the scene. The five other male occupants, including the driver, were taken to area hospitals in critical condition. The Jeep’s driver and her passenger were transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in unknown conditions.

The investigation is continuing.

Inc #158881208

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