Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 1000 Greens

November 2, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 1000 block of Greens Road about 10 a.m. today (Nov. 2).

The female victim, 16, was transported to Northwest Houston Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.  Her identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Hall and Senior Police Officer S. Boone reported:

The driver of a red Dodge Ram pickup truck was travelling eastbound in the 1000 block of Greens Road when the victim, traveling on a bicycle westbound on the sidewalk, darted into traffic.  Two cars were able to avoid hitting the victim, but the Dodge Ram struck the victim.  The bicyclist appears to be at-fault in the accident.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC 11-2-11
Inc. #142318411-H

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