DHTML Tree Menu skip to content




contentHouston Police Department > News Releases

Traffic Incident at Collingsworth and Hardy

December 28, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred at Collingsworth and Hardy about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2005.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Lieutenant H. Zamora and Officer D. Ertons reported:

The driver of a white Ford pickup truck traveling southbound on Hardy near Collingsworth ran the red light at the intersection striking a white and gray SBC telephone truck on the passenger side. The telephone truck driver was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. After striking the SBC truck, the white Ford truck struck a silver Toyota passenger vehicle traveling eastbound on Collingsworth.

The identity of the deceased male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office. The driver of the Toyota and her passenger were transported to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital. The driver of the white Ford truck and his passenger were transported to Ben Taub General Hospital with unknown injuries.

The investigation is continuing.

NJM/AW 12/28/05
Inc #194840005

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.