POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 900 Bay Area Boulevard

December 26, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 900 Bay Area Boulevard about 11:20 p.m. on Sunday (Dec. 24).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Klementich and Officer R. Singleton reported:

The victim was driving a black Nissan Versa eastbound at the above address when he failed to maintain a single lane, left the roadway, and struck a concrete wall at the bridge over a drainage ditch.  The Nissan then rolled onto its roof in the ditch and caught fire.  Houston firefighters responded and discovered the victim after putting out the flames. 

No other vehicles nor motorists were involved in this incident.
The investigation is continuing.

KJS/VHS 12-26-17
Inc. #161282517-K

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