POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 20500 Katy Freeway

November 25, 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 20500 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) service road about 4:55 p.m. on Tuesday (November 24).  

The female victim, 53, was transported to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Salazar and Officer A. Michon reported:  

The victim was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on the Katy Freeway service road.  The driver of a maroon Ford Fusion, also driving westbound on the service road, made an unsafe lane change and struck the motorcycle.  The victim lost control of her motorcycle and struck a median at the intersection of Westborough Drive.  HFD paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital.  

The driver of the Fusion was questioned at the scene and then transported to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital for a mandatory blood draw.  

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JFC 11-25-15
Inc #151146015-R

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