POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10900 Katy Freeway

January 6, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 10900 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) at about 1:15 p.m. Thursday (January 5).

The identity of the male victim, 58, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Kopulos and Officer C. Cisneros reported:

The driver of a silver Lincoln LS was traveling eastbound on the Katy Freeway, failed to maintain a single lane and clipped the concrete barrier.  According to witnesses, the vehicle continued to travel eastbound, while spinning, and then struck another concrete barrier located on the south side of the freeway.  The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.  No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

JKS/JFC 1-6-17
Inc. #002002617-X

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