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Traffic Incident at 2700 Addicks Howell

November 27, 2006 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 2700 Addicks Howell (South Highway 6) at 14500 Richmond on November 26, 2005 at 9:40 p.m.

HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant P. Casares and Officer J. Vega reported:

Witnesses stated that the driver of a truck went on the right shoulder of traffic going southbound on Highway 6 and ran the red light at Richmond. The truck struck a car that was traveling west on Richmond, which caused the truck to burst into flames. The adult male passenger in the truck was pronounced dead at the scene. A citizen pulled the driver out of the burning truck. The driver of the car was ejected from his vehicle. Both drivers were taken to Memorial Herman Hospital via life flight in critical condition.

JGA/GO 11-27-06

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