POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 15000 Galveston Road

December 7, 2016 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal auto-pedestrian crash that occurred at 15000 Galveston Road about 4:10 a.m. today.  

The suspect, Vivian Vonell Vance (b/f, 48), is charged with driving while intoxicated in Harris County Criminal Court #7.  

The identity of the male victim, 22,  is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Roque and Officer P. Pham reported:  

Vance was driving a burgundy Nissan Quest southbound on Galveston Road when she struck the victim, who was walking in the roadway.  Vance stopped at a Shell Gas station a short distance away and remained at the scene.  The victim was then struck a second time by another vehicle that also remained at the scene.   HFD paramedics responded and pronounced the victim deceased.  Vance was determined to be impaired and was taken into custody.  The driver of the second vehicle was questioned and released.  

The investigation is continuing.  

suspect Vivian Vonell Vance

VHS/JKS 12-7-16
Inc. #155087616-S

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