Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 5600 Almeda Genoa

December 26, 2013 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 5600 Almeda Genoa about 8:10 p.m. on Tuesday (Dec. 24).

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant F. Briones and Officer D. Jones reported:

The victim was on foot when he was struck by a white Mitsubishi Lancer. The driver of the Lancer then fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information on the suspect in this incident is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

KJS/JFC 12-26-13
Inc. #159842913-O

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.