POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4404 North Freeway

May 1, 2017 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 4404 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) about 12:05 a.m. today (May 1).  

The identity of the female victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Thomas and Officer R. Veal reported:  

The victim was driving a purple Mitsubishi Mirage erratically while traveling northbound on the North Freeway and struck the rear of an unmarked HPD vehicle, also traveling northbound on the North Freeway.  The victim lost control of her vehicle, struck a concrete guardrail several times and then came to a stop.  The victim died at the scene.  The officer in the unmarked vehicle was not injured.  

The investigation is continuing.  
VHS/JFC  5-1-17
Inc. #054158617-X

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