Fatal Traffic Accident at 1200 Eldridge Parkway
June 7, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 1200 block of Eldridge Parkway about 3:35 a.m. on Saturday (June 5).
The male victim, age unknown, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Richard and Officer Schlicter reported:
The victim was driving a white four-door Infinity northbound on Eldridge Parkway when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree in a median. The vehicle broke in half and the front portion struck a manhole cover and ripped it from the ground. This caused the Infinity to roll over and the victim was ejected.
Further investigation determined the victim was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.