Fatal Crash at 3399 East Loop North
February 13, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 3399 East Loop North (East Interstate Highway 610 North) service road about 4:05 p.m. on Saturday (February 11).
The identity of the male victim, 30, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant F. Briones and Officer S. Coke reported:
The driver of a gray Mitsubushi Galant was traveling eastbound on Market Street, ran the red light at the intersection of the East Loop, and was struck on the passenger side by a tractor-trailer truck traveling southbound on the East Loop service road. The passenger in the Mitsubishi was transported by HFD paramedics to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The female driver of the Mitsubishi, 26, was also transported to the hospital in an unknown condition. She was determined not to be impaired.
No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.