POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 100 State Highway 6 South

September 15, 2016 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 100 State Highway 6 South about 6:30 a.m. today (September 15).  

The male victim, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

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

The victim was driving a black Honda Accord northbound on Highway 6 when, for unknown reasons, he failed to stay in a single lane, crossed over into oncoming traffic and struck a silver Hyundai Sonata traveling southbound.  The Hyundai then veered right and struck a concrete wall.  The Honda was then struck by a blue Chevrolet pickup truck.  

A silver Ford Focus traveling northbound on Highway 6 slowed down to avoid the crash and was struck from behind by a silver Ford F-150 pickup truck.  The pickup truck then veered to the left, crossed into southbound lanes of Highway 6 and struck a black Hyundai Sonata traveling southbound.  The pickup truck was then struck by a red Toyota Prius also traveling southbound on Highway 6.  

The driver of the Honda Accord died at the scene.  The male driver, 30, of the silver Hyundai Sonata was transported via Life Flight helicopter to Memorial Hermann Hospital in critical condition with possible life-threatening injuries.  The driver of the Chevrolet pickup truck was transported to Houston Methodist West Hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.  The drivers of the other vehicles involved were not injured.  Seven vehicles were involved in the crash.  

The investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JFC  9-15-16
Inc. #118253616-U

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