POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7000 Martin Luther King Boulevard

October 6 2015 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 7000 Martin Luther King Boulevard that occurred about 8:40 p.m. on Monday (October 5).  

The victim, 55, a pedestrian, was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Roque and Senior Police Officer S. Martinez reported:  

A citizen called police to report a man lying in the middle of the street at the above address.  HFD paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital.  

Further investigation determined the victim had been struck by a vehicle of unknown make or model.  At this time, there are no known witnesses or suspects.  

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

VHS/JKS 10-6-15
Inc. #128872115-U

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