Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 9100 Ley Road

March 4, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 9100 Ley Road about 9:10 a.m. today (March 4).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Officer T. Branford reported:

The victim was driving a red Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck eastbound on Ley Road when he passed another vehicle and then turned left without yielding the right of way.  The pickup was then struck by a white Dodge Ram pickup truck, towing a trailer and traveling westbound on Ley Road.  Both vehicles were then forced into a nearby drainage ditch.  The Chevrolet's driver died at the scene.  The driver of the Ram pickup truck was not injured and showed no signs of impairment.

The investigation is continuing.


KJS/JFC  3-4-14
Inc. #026674914-D

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