POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3800 Eastex Freeway

June 8, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 3800 Eastex Freeway (North U. S. Highway 59) service road after a body was found about 11:55 a.m. today (June 8).  

The identity and gender of the deceased victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Hall and Officer M. Tamez reported:  

A freeway mowing crew found a body in an advanced state of decomposition and a crashed motorcycle near the above address and called police.  A preliminary investigation indicates the motorcycle was northbound on the service road and, for unknown reasons, left the roadway and struck a median between the service road and the main lanes of the freeway.  

At this time, there are no known witnesses to the crash.  

The investigation is continuing.  Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Vehicular Crimes Division at 713-247-4072.  
VHS/JFC  6-8-17
Inc. #072110517-M

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