Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 5500 Hidalgo

February 19, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 5500 Hidalgo about 9:05 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 18).

The male victim, 38, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer M. Serafine reported:

The victim was driving a silver Chevrolet Malibu at a high rate of speed westbound on Hidalgo when the vehicle struck a curb and then a tree. A female passenger, 22, was also transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital with apparent non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing.

KJS/JFC 2-19-15
Inc. #021467215

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