Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 300 Hoffman
April 23, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 300 Hoffman about 3 a.m. on Sunday (April 22).
The male driver and two male passengers were pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. A third male passenger was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in serious condition.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Thomas and Officer D. Ashford reported:
The driver of a white Nissan Altima was traveling northbound on Hoffman at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll over several times. The vehicle came to rest between a tree and an iron fence. The three passengers were thrown from the vehicle while the driver remained trapped inside.
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