Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 8700 Bellaire Boulevard

February 15, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 8700 Bellaire Boulevard about 5:55 a.m. on Saturday (Feb. 15).

The identity of the male victim, 40, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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

The victim, a pedestrian, was crossing Bellaire Boulevard, not at a crosswalk, when he was struck by an unknown vehicle whose driver fled the scene.

Debris at the scene indicated the wanted vehicle is likely a Honda Accord with a white front bumper.

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

JFC/JKS 2-17-14
Inc #019180414-Q

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