Suspect Charged in Fatal Traffic Accident at 800 Federal Road
March 8, 2010 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal traffic accident in the 800 block of Federal Road about 6:50 p.m. on Friday (Mar. 5).
Juan Gabriel Ramirez (H/m, DOB: 7-4-74) is charged with one count of intoxicated manslaughter and one count of intoxicated assault in the 176th State District Court.
Two female victims were both transported to Ben Taub General Hospital. One female, 35, was pronounced dead at the hospital. Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J.S. Law and Officer R. Veal reported:
Northeast patrol officers were flagged down by citizens regarding an auto-pedestrian accident in the 800 block of Federal Road. Officers reported that Ramirez, driving a silver Isuzu Rodeo, was traveling northbound on Federal Road when he struck two female pedestrians attempting to cross the street. Ramirez remained on the scene and was taken into custody.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.