Fatal Traffic Accident at 3100 North Loop East
July 27, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 3100 block of the North Loop East (Interstate Highway 610) about 9:55 p.m. on Friday (July 24).
A male victim was pronounced dead at LBJ General Hospital. His identification is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer I. Jefferson reported:
At approximately 9:55 the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling eastbound when he lost control of his vehicle and struck the rubber barriers in the 3100 block of the North Loop East. He then went across two lanes of traffic and struck a concrete barrier. One male was transported to LBJ General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A second male victim was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was treated for serious injuries. There were no other vehicles involved in this accident and no witnesses to the incident.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200 .