POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 11260 South Wilcrest Drive

January 4, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 11260 South Wilcrest Drive about 6:10 p.m. last Friday (Jan. 1).

The identity of the female victim, 70, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant S. Jewell and Officer M. Mathews reported:

The female driver of a blue Hyundai Santa Fe was traveling southbound at the above address when she observed a pedestrian running in and out of the roadway.  The driver attempted to avoid a collision, but struck the pedestrian in the street.  The driver, 39, remained on scene, was questioned and consented to a blood draw.

No charges have been filed and the investigation is continuing.

JFC/KJS     1-4-21
Inc #000359521-C

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