May 24, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 4600 South Loop East (South Interstate Highway 610 East) about 5:40 a.m. today (May 24).
The male victim, age unknown, was pronounced dead at the scene. 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 driving a black Jeep Commander westbound on the South Loop East when, for reasons unknown, the vehicle veered off the roadway to the right. The Jeep drove over a median, an entrance ramp from Calais Street and then onto another median. The Jeep then crashed through a fence and struck a parked trailer within the fenced area, killing the driver.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.