Fatal Traffic Accident at 9100 Gulf Freeway
May 3, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 9100 block of the Gulf Freeway (Interstate Highway 45 South) service road about 10:45 p.m. on Saturday (May 1).
The identity of the deceased male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer A. Hart reported:
The male was driving a tan Lincoln LS southbound on the Gulf Freeway service road at a high rate of speed when the vehicle went off the road and struck a light pole.
Evidence at the scene indicated alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.