Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 2800 Westheimer

August 16, 2013 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 2800 block of Westheimer about 11:40 p.m. on Thursday (Aug. 15).

The male victim, 26, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer M. Rios reported:

The victim was operating a white Honda CBR motorcycle eastbound on Westheimer when a valet driver in a black BMW Ms pulled out of a private driveway and went eastbound onto the roadway. As the BMW made a right turn from the wrong lane, the victim was unable to stop and struck the right side of the vehicle. The victim was transported to the hospital where he later died.

There are no indications alcohol was a factor in the accident.

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.

VHS/KJS 8-16-13
Inc. #102586613-X

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