Fatal Traffic Accident at 2600 North Freeway
August 3, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 2600 block of the North Freeway (Interstate 45 North) about 3:10 a.m. on Sunday (Aug. 2).
The male victim, 23, a passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer J. Lin reported:
The victim was a passenger in a black Lincoln Navigator that was traveling northbound on the North Freeway when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a middle concrete barrier. The Navigator then rolled and pinned the victim between the vehicle and the road. The female driver of the Navigator, three other male passengers, and a female passenger were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital Northwest with minor injuries. No other vehicles were involved in this incident.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200 .