Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 10400 Gulf Freeway Service Road

January 13, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 10400 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) service road about 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 8).

The male victim, 65, was pronounced dead on Thursday (Jan. 9) by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  His identity is pending notification to the family members.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant F. Briones reported:

The victim was operating a maroon Harley-Davidson motorcycle when he was involved in a traffic accident with a white BMW sedan.  The victim was observed to have minor injuries, refused treatment and left the scene on his motorcycle.  On Thursday (Jan. 9), the Harris County Institute of Forensic notified the investigating HPD patrol officer that the motorcyclist had died from head injuries suffered in the accident.

There are no charges in this incident.

KJS/VHS  1-13-14
Inc. #003187514-N

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