Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 2400 Holman

November 26, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 2400 Holman about 4:25 a.m. today (Nov. 26).

The male victim 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 K. Shaw and Senior Police Officer D. Kizzee reported:

Houston Fire Department ambulance #7, responding to possible heart attack call, had parked with its emergency lights activated in front of a residence at the above address.  Four HFD employees were treating the patient in the back of the ambulance while a fifth HFD employee was in the driver's seat with the patient's relative. 

At this time, the driver of a silver Dodge Journey, traveling westbound at a high rate of speed, struck the ambulance, killing the Dodge's driver.  That driver made no attempt to stop prior to striking the ambulance which was then pushed into a HFD Chevrolet Suburban, parked in front of the ambulance.  The five HFD employees and the intitial patient's relative (who had been seated in the ambulance's passenger seat) were transported to the Memorial Hermann Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  The initial patient was transported to the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in stable condition for treatment for his heart condition.

KJS/VHS  11-26-12
Inc. #148947012-U

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