POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9700 Southwest Freeway

October 11, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 9700 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) about 12:35 a.m. today.

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rose and Officer K. Hines reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, attempted to run across the main lanes of the freeway at the above address and was struck by a silver BMW 430i traveling northbound.  A second vehicle, likely a black SUV or pickup truck, also struck the victim.  She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The male driver, 28, of the BMW stopped and was questioned and released.  He was determined not to be intoxicated.  The driver of the unknown black vehicle did not stop.  

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/JKS 10-11-21
Inc. #136946521-O

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