Fatal Traffic Accident at 3200 North Loop East

June 16, 2009 - A motorcyclist injured in a traffic accident at 3200 North Loop East (Interstate Highway 610) about 10:30 p.m. on June 6 has died from his injuries.

The motorcyclist, Charles Jones, 21, was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L.H. Lefler and Police Officer J.Z. Lin reported:

The motorcyclist was on the ramp connecting the Eastex Freeway (U.S. Highway 59 North) to the North Loop East when his bike collided with the concrete wall.  A witness told police that Jones was speeding when he lost control of his motorcycle.

Jones was wearing a helmet, but later died after being transported to the hospital.

The investigation is continuing.

Inc. #082635809

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