Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 1600 Bay Area Boulevard

April 5, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1600 Bay Area Boulevard about 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday (April 3).

The male victim, 46, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead on Wednesday (April 4). His 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 R. Tallent reported:

The victim was operating a blue Suzuki motorcycle in the 1600 block of Bay Area Boulevard. As he was accelerating, a blue Toyota Sequoia, also on Bay Area Boulevard, turned left into a private drive, causing the victim to strike the side of the Toyota. The driver of the Sequoia (left turn) and the operator of the motorcycle (speed) were both found to be at-fault in this accident.

KJS/JFC 4-5-12
Inc. #041539412-E

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