Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14000 Gulf Freeway
June 21, 2022 - Houston police are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at 14000 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) service road about 2:15 a.m. on Saturday (June 18).
The identity of the deceased male, 24, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Pham and Officers J. Bibb and R. Guzman reported:
The driver of a black Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was traveling at a high rate of speed northbound at the above address. The driver lost control of the vehicle, struck the curb, and rolled over onto the grassy median. The deceased male was partially ejected and trapped under the vehicle.
Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the male deceased.
A preliminary investigation and witness statements indicated the Silverado possibly had a flat tire.
The investigation is continuing.