Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 200 West Loop North

December 22, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 200 West Loop North (West Interstate Highway 610) about 12:40 a.m. on Sunday (Dec. 21).

The identity of the male victim, 26, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant T. Trometer and Officer Y. Haq reported:

The driver of a white Chevrolet Tahoe was fleeing a previous accident he was involved in when he attempted to make a turn from the West Loop North service road onto Woodway.  The truck then jumped the curve and struck a cement pillar.  The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.  There were no other persons nor vehicles involved in this accident.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC 12-22-14
Inc. #161987514-L

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