POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1100 North Eldridge Parkway

April 4, 2019 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 1100 North Eldridge Parkway about 6:35 a.m. today.  

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Lieutenant P. George and Officer R. Bymaster reported:  

The driver of a blue Toyota Tacoma pickup truck was traveling northbound on North Eldridge, failed to stay in a single lane, crossed into the southbound lanes and struck the driver's side of a silver Buick Century.  The driver of the Buick died at the scene.  The driver of the Toyota told police a vehicle in front of him had stopped, causing him to brake suddenly and lose control of his vehicle.  He was determined not to be impaired.  

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.   

VHS/KJS 4-4-19
Inc. #041835819-L

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