POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2800 Ella Boulevard

August 14, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 2800 Ella Boulevard about 7:20 a.m. on Saturday (Aug. 12).

The male victim, 58, was transported to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Officer D. Ashford reported:

The victim was driving a black Honda Civic southbound on Ella Boulevard when he may have suffered a medical episode and left the roadway.  The Honda jumped the curb, traveled into the grassy area of a parking garage, struck several bushes, a pole and the garage wall before re-entering traffic.  The vehicle then crossed both the north and southbound lanes of Ella Boulevard before striking a cinderblock wall of a gas station at the above address.

No other vehicles nor individuals were involved in this incident.

The investigation is continuing.

KJS/JFC 8-14-17
Inc. #101689217-X

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