Suspect Arrested in Fatal Traffic Accident at 1500 West Loop North

September 21, 2009 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal traffic accident at 1500 West Loop North about 9:30 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 19).

The suspect, Rolando Hernandez Comacho (H/m, DOB: 11-5-83), is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the 248th State District Court.

The identity of the deceased female victim, 24, is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer D. Brown reported:

A preliminary investigation indicates the suspect was driving a white Ford Expedition which rearended a red Ford Focus. The impact caused both vehicles to go off the freeway. One of three persons inside the Ford Focus, a female, was ejected from the vehicle and was killed at the scene. The suspect fled the scene on foot, but was captured a short time later by officers.

JFC/VHS 9-21-09
Inc #137621109

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