POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8500 Almeda Road

May 3, 2019 - A man critically injured in a crash at 8500 Almeda Road about 6:05 a.m. on Thursday (May 2) has died.

The identity of the victim, 49, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Lopez and Officer D. Nguyen reported:

The driver of a black Toyota Camry was traveling north on Almeda Road when the vehicle struck the victim, who was crossing the street near the 610 South Loop service road intersection.  Paramedics transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Hospital where doctors pronounced him deceased today (May 3).

The Toyota's female driver, 53, did not show signs of intoxication and was questioned and released by investigators, who believe speed was not a factor in the crash. 

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/VHS   5-3-19
Inc #054947319-I


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