Fatal Traffic Accident at 5100 Bingle

April 20, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 5100 Bingle about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday (Apr. 19).

The victim was killed after he ran a red light and was struck by a suspected drunk driver.  The victim is awaiting positive identification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Houston Police Department Vehicular Crimes Sergeant J. Chambers and Police Officer R. White reported:

The driver of a black Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was traveling north on Bingle when the driver of a maroon Chevrolet van, traveling south on Bingle, ran a red light turning onto the Northwest Freeway feeder road.  The pickup struck the van, causing it to overturn and kill the van’s driver.  The driver of the Silverardo was arrested for DWI. 

Inc.  #055729009

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