POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6300 East Freeway

January 3, 2023 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 6300 East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) about 3 a.m. last Friday (Dec. 30).

The identity of the deceased female, 27, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Griffiths and Officer T. Smith reported:

A witness stated she and the female were involved in a one-car crash and were driven by another individual to a gas station on the East Freeway service road.  The female told the witness she was going to flag down someone for assistance.  She then ran on to the main lanes of the freeway at the above address, where she was struck by two vehicles traveling in the eastbound lanes.  Paramedics pronounced the woman deceased at the scene.

The drivers of both vehicles stopped, were questioned, did not show signs of impairment and were released.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/SOA       1-3-23
Inc #175595122-L

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