Fatal Traffic Accident at 9800 Beaumont Highway
March 16, 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 9800 block of Beaumont Highway about 5 p.m. on Saturday (March 14).
The male victim, 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 L. Lefler and Officer P. Tran reported:
The female driver of a silver Toyota Tacoma, with the victim as a front seat passenger, was traveling southbound on Beaumont Highway when she entered the opposing lane of traffic. The Toyota was then struck broadside by a black Honda Accord traveling northbound on Beaumont Highway. The Toyota was forced into a nearby ditch that had water from the present rain. The male passenger in the Toyota was killed. The driver of the Toyota and three children, rear seat passengers, were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in unknown conditions. The driver of the Honda was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in an unknown condition. The involvement of a reported late model silver dually truck that continued away from the crash site in this incident has yet to be determined.
The investigation is continuing.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.