Motorist Sought in Traffic Accident at 8100 Almeda Genoa

May 18, 2009 - Houston police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a motorist involved in a traffic accident that critically injured a woman in the 8100 block of Almeda Genoa about 11 p.m. on Sunday (May 17). 

The female victim, 15, a passenger, suffered serious head injuries and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where she remains in critical condition. 

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Officer J. Lin reported: 

The driver of a white flatbed wrecker was traveling eastbound on Almeda Genoa at Randolph when he turned left into the median and failed to yield to oncoming traffic.  As the wrecker crossed the westbound lanes, the driver of a green Buick Century, traveling westbound on Almeda Genoa, tried to drive around the wrecker but the passenger side of the Buick struck the rear end of the wrecker.  The Buick then went up on the median and came to a stop near a tree.  The wrecker fled north on Randolph.  The victim, a passenger in the Buick, was critically injured.  The driver of the Buick was not injured. 

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065. 

Inc. #071596409


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