POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6900 Southwest Freeway

September 7, 2016 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 6900 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) service road about 10:45 a.m. today (September 7).  

The male victim, 33, was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.   

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Lopez and Officer J. Best reported:  

The victim was walking in an unknown direction on the Southwest Freeway service road when he was struck by a silver Toyota Tacoma pickup truck turning westbound at the intersection of Bellerive.  The driver did not stop and fled the scene.  HFD paramedics transported the victim to the hospital.  

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/JFC  9-7-16
Inc. #114678516-T

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