Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 17900 Tomball Parkway

April 23, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 17900 Tomball Parkway (State Highway 249) service road about 4:50 a.m. on Sunday (April 22).

The male victim, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. Two passengers were transported to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and released.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Park and Senior Police Officer D. Schlichter reported:

The victim was driving a blue Honda Civic at a high rate of speed on the Tomball Parkway service road when he struck a curb, lost control of the car and then struck a utility pole.

KJS/JFC 4-23-12
Inc. #050654212-W

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