Fatal Traffic Accident at Oak Forest and Overhill
April 28, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 500 Schweikhardt about 1:30 a.m. today (Apr. 28).
A male victim was pronounced dead on the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Officer A. Alaniz reported:
Officers responded to a fatality accident at 500 Schweikhardt and Edmund. A Ford Taurus, traveling south on Schweikhardt at a high rate of speed, struck a light pole on the west side of the street. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses state that a Hispanic male passenger left the scene on foot. He was last seen walking north on Schweikhardt, bleeding from his leg. The Ford Taurus had been stolen from the City of Houston’s Health and Human Services Department Multi Service Center at 4014 Market on Tuesday, April 27.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200 .