Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 3330 Antoine

January 12, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 3330 Antoine about 4:50 a.m. today (Jan. 12).

The identity of the deceased male victim is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Officer L. Ho reported:

The victim was driving a black Nissan Maxima southbound on Antoine at a high rate of speed when he was unable to navigate the road hump in the intersection at West 34th Street and lost control of the vehicle.  The Maxima struck a curb, hit a brick entrance column to a motel and then rolled over, stopping near the front entrance to the motel.  Neither the driver nor his front seat male passenger was wearing a seat belt.  The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.  The passenger was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC   1-12-15
Inc. #004620415-R

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