Traffic Incident at 3000 I-610 East
December 1, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Wednesday,
November 30, 2005 at the 3000 610 East Loop and the northbound
ramp of I-10 around 1:30 p.m.
Witnesses told HPD Mobility Incident Management
Division Officers R.S. Kessler and J. Mushinski that a Ford Expedition
was northbound on the exit ramp and swerved off the concrete onto
the dirt on the left side of the ramp. The driver, 30-year-old
Analee Velazquez, lost control attempting to get back onto the
ramp and her vehicle rolled over. Ms. Velazquez was transported
to Ben Taub General Hospital where she died from injuries suffered
in the accident. A four-year-old passenger in the Expedition was
ejected, but apparently suffered only minor injuries. The child
was also transported to Ben Taub General Hospital.
This incident is still under investigation.
AW/ JFC 12-1-05
Inc # 180923305-C
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