December 16, 2013 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 9400 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) about 2:15 a.m. on Sunday (Dec. 15).
The male victim, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. A second male victim, 22, suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer F. Flynn reported:
The driver of a gray Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling northbound at a high rate of speed on the Gulf Freeway when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a concrete barrier. Both the driver and a male passenger were ejected from the vehicle. At this time, it has not been determined which man was the driver of the pickup truck.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.