POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8000 Kirby Drive

November 4, 2020 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 8000 Kirby Drive about 4:35 p.m. on Tuesday (November 3).

The male victim, 77, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Reinoso and Senior Police Officer M. Burton reported:

The victim was driving a green Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck eastbound at the above address when he failed to maintain a single lane of traffic and left the roadway.  He struck a METRO bus waiting area near the intersection of Kirby Drive and Old Spanish Trail. 

No other vehicles or individuals were involved in this crash.

The investigation is continuing.

KJS/VHS  11-4-20
Inc. #146220620-M

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