Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4300 West Sam Houston Parkway North
April 2, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 4300 West Sam Houston Parkway North service road about 4:20 a.m. today.
The identities of the deceased males are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeants L. Ross and D. Hall reported:
A Harris County Precinct 5 deputy constable observed the driver of a burgundy-colored Chevrolet Camaro driving at a high rate of speed without headlights on in the 2700 block of the West Sam Houston Parkway North and attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The suspect fled at a high rate of speed and exited at Clay Road where he ran a red light and struck a burgundy-colored Ford Ranger pickup truck traveling westbound on Clay Road. The Ranger then caught on fire.
The drivers of both vehicles died at the scene. The Harris County Precinct 5 deputy was not injured in the crash.
The investigation is continuing.