POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 2300 Highway 6

August 7, 2017 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested  in the fatal auto-pedestrian crash that occurred at 2300 South Highway 6 at 9:50 p.m. on Sunday (August 6).

The suspect, Trenton Gilbert Phillips (b/m, 35), is charged with misdemeanor DWI in Harris County Criminal Court # 1.  A photo of Phillips is attached to this news release.

The identity of the female victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. 

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Roque and Officer A. Mares reported:

The suspect, driving a gray Ford Fusion, was traveling through the intersection of Highway 6 and Piping Rock with a green light when the victim stepped out into the street and was struck.  Phillips, as well as a witness in an additional vehicle, pulled over and attempted to render aid to the victim.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  Further investigation determined Phillips was intoxicated and he was then arrested.

Trento Gilbert Phillips
Trento Gilbert Phillips

JKS/VHS 8-7-17
Inc. #099314417- N

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