Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 3700 Bolin

January 22, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 3700 Bolin about 3 a.m. last Saturday (Jan. 19).

The identity of the deceased male victim, 39, of Houston, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. 

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer S. Tran reported: 

The victim was driving a silver Ford Mustang north on Bolin when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle went into a deep ditch.  It then flipped over and landed on its roof.  The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.  A female passenger was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where she was treated.  There were no known witnesses to the accident, other than an individual who heard a loud noise and then saw the vehicle in the ditch.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/VHS   1-22-13
Inc #007323113-C

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