POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5000 South Loop East

November 15, 2019 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that killed two men at 5000 South Loop East (South Interstate Highway 610 East) about 9:15 a.m. today (November 15).

The identities of the two deceased male victims are pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Ross and Officer A. Hart reported:

The drivers (victims) had been involved in an apparent minor crash on the westbound lanes of the South Loop.  Their vehicles, a silver Toyota Corolla and white Nissan Frontier, were both stopped in the moving lanes of traffic and both victims exited their vehicles.  The driver of a white Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck was also traveling westbound on the South Loop and was following a vehicle in the flow of traffic, but was not able to see ahead.  The driver of the Chevrolet then struck the victims and then their vehicles.  Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the Chevrolet was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC 11-15-19
Inc. #150398019-D

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