Fatal Traffic Accident at 7200 Southwest Freeway on Feeder Road

April 13, 2009 - Houston police are investigating an accident at Westheimer and Dunlavy about 10:45 a.m. on Monday (Mar. 30).

On Monday, March 30, the victim, Leigh Boone, of Houston was injured when a Houston Fire Department truck rolled and struck her bicycle. She was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition. On Saturday (Apr. 11) she succumbed to her injuries at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Senior Police Officer D. Schlicter reported:

Houston Fire Department Engine #7 and Houston Fire Department Ladder #16 collided at the intersection of Westheimer and Dunlavy while responding to an emergency call. Upon impact ladder truck #16 rolled and struck a bicyclist.

Inc. #45290609

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