Fatal Traffic Accident at 7000 Long Drive

May 24, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal accident at 7000 Long Drive about 2:20 a.m. on Saturday (May 22).

The male victim, 19, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Couch and Officer E. Morgado reported:

The victim was driving a red Honda Accord eastbound on Long Drive when he lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway. The Honda struck a metal and brick fence on the south side of the road, killing the driver. A male passenger was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

KJS/JFC 5-24-10
Inc. #073487010

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

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