December 11, 2013 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 100 North Loop East (North Interstate Highway 610) service road about 2:15 a.m. today.
The male victim, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer R. Bymaster reported:
The victim was driving a tan Isuzu Ascender at a high rate of speed eastbound on the North Loop East service road. At some point, the vehicle veered off the road, struck the left curb and then drove onto a concrete divider. The vehicle then rolled several times ejecting the driver, who died at the scene.
Evidence at the scene indicated alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.