Fatal Traffic Accident at 7800 East Sam Houston Parkway

October 6 , 2009 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 7800 block of the East Beltway 8 (East Sam Houston Parkway) service road about 5:45 a.m. today.

The identity of the male victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Hall and Officer C. Rooke reported:

A white Kia, disabled on the northbound service road of the East Sam Houston Parkway, was being pushed by a juvenile male and his father when it was struck by a green Ford Explorer, traveling westbound on the service road. Both males were pinned between the vehicles. The juvenile was killed and the father was transported to Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital in an unknown condition.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC 10-6-09
Inc. #145784609

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