POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14698 Northwest Freeway

May 20, 2019 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 14698 Northwest Freeway (U.S. Highway 290) service road about 11:40 a.m. today (May 20).

The female victim, 79, was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Lee and Officer O. Sulaiman reported:

According to witnesses, the driver of a white water truck was traveling westbound on the service road of the above address and ran a red light at the intersection of North Gessner Road.  The truck struck a silver GMC Sierra traveling northbound on North Gessner that had just entered the intersection with a green light.  The Sierra was then pushed into a gold Toyota Avalon traveling southbound on North Gessner. 

All three drivers and a passenger (victim) in the Sierra were transported to area hospitals. 

Currently, there are no charges in this case, as the investigation is continuing.

KJS  5-20-19
Inc. #063500919-E


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