February 25, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1000 Genoa Red Bluff Road about 7:10 p.m. last Friday (Feb. 22).
The victim, Daniel Martinez, 57, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Ogden and Officer C. Cisneros reported:
The victim was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle and traveling eastbound on Genoa Red Bluff Road as a red Ford F-250 pickup truck towing a trailer with lawn equipment was traveling west on the same road. When the driver of the truck turned left (south) on Old Genoa Red Bluff Road, the motorcyclist struck the trailer and died at the scene.
The driver of the truck did not show signs of intoxication. He was cited for failure to yield the right of way and released.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.