POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5700 Van Fleet

August 21, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 5700 Van Fleet about 2:45 a.m. on Saturday (August 19).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Officer F. Flynn reported:

The victim was walking in the roadway at the above address when a vehicle, possibly red in color and traveling westbound, struck him.  The victim was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was later pronounced dead on Sunday (August 20).

At this time, there are no known witnesses or suspect(s) in the crash.  

Anyone with information on the identity of the driver or vehicle is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/VHS 8-21-17
Inc. #104762917-C

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