Fatal Traffic Accident at 500 Fairview
August 5, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 500 block of Fairview about 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 4).
One male victim, 45, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A second male was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The identities of both victims are pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. A. Ogden and Officer R. Davidson reported:
According to witnesses, a blue and gray Suzuki motorcycle, occupied by both victims, was traveling eastbound on Fairview at a high rate of speed. The motorcycle then swerved to the left to avoid a red 2001 Dodge pickup truck traveling westbound on Fairview that turned into a parking lot. The motorcycle lost control, struck the pavement and ejected both victims.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200 .