Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 8600 Bellaire Boulevard

February 10, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 8600 Bellaire about 4:45 a.m. on Sunday (Feb. 9).

The male victim, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Ross and Officer E. Rubio reported:

The victim was crossing the street at the above address when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. The victim was not in a crosswalk and the area was dark and covered in fog. The driver fled the scene westbound on Bellaire. Based upon debris left at the scene, it is believed the vehicle may have been a Toyota.

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

KSJ/JKS 2-10-14
Inc. #016667114-Z

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