Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 9000 West Airport

October 15, 2014 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 9000 West Airport Boulevard about 6:30 a.m. today.

The male victim, Bobby Brooks, 56, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Dukes and Officer K. Heaverlo reported:

Mr. Brooks was riding a bicycle southbound in the 8100 block of Hansen and entered the pedestrian crosswalk. An unidentified yellow school bus, traveling northbound on Hansen, had a green light and turned right onto West Airport Boulevard, striking Mr. Brooks. The driver of the school bus then fled the scene.

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

KJS/JFC 10-15-14
Inc. #131200814-K

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