POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10000 Algiers

September 16, 2016 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred about 9:25 a.m. on Monday (September 12).  
The male victim, 72, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition.  Doctors pronounced him dead today (September 16).  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Ross and Officer T. Riley reported:  

The operator of a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Algiers and crossed the intersection at Burnside with the right-of-way.  The motorcycle then struck a gray Nissan Altima traveling north on Burnside.  The male victim was transported by HFD paramedics to the hospital.  

A preliminary investigation determined the Altima failed to yield the right-of-way at the stop sign at the intersection.  

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

VHS/JKS  9-16-16
Inc. #116895016-G 

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