March 25, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 2200 Bingle about 11:10 p.m. last Saturday (March 23).
A male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. A female passenger was transported to a local hospital with serious, but non life-threatening injuries.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer J. Morales reported:
The victim was operating a Gold Harley-Davidson motorcycle at a high rate of speed southbound on Bingle when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck a curb. Both he and the female passenger were ejected from the motorcycle, killing him and injuring her.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.