POLICE Department

UPDATE Correction: Surveillance Video of Wanted Vehicle in Fatal Crash at 2400 Broadway

June 14, 2017 - Houston police have released surveillance video of a vehicle wanted in a fatal hit-and-run crash at 2400 Broadway about 6:40 p.m. on February 4.

The victim, Estanislao Reyes Chacon, 61, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Surveillance video of a wanted vehicle, described only as a small white, four-door car, is posted on the HPD YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qDGkmWzEis

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Kopulos and Officer E. Clark reported:

Mr. Chacon was walking across Broadway - not at a crosswalk - when he was struck by a black Honda Accord.  Moments later, it is believed a second vehicle struck Chacon.  The driver of the second (wanted) vehicle fled the scene without rendering aid.  The driver of the Honda remained at the scene.  Paramedics arrived and pronounced Chacon deceased.

The driver of the Honda was determined not to be impaired and was questioned and released. 

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/VHS   6-14-17
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