Houston Police Department
Fatal Traffic Accident at 11900 Almeda Road

August 24, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 11900 Almeda Road about 5:45 a.m. today.

The male victim, 68, 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. Usher and Officer T. Riley reported:

The drivers of a black Chevrolet pickup truck and a red Porsche Carrera were traveling northbound on Almeda Road. According to the driver of the Porsche, the pickup truck struck a right curb, turned sharply to the left and then struck the Porsche, causing minimal damage. The pickup then went across the median and both southbound lanes of traffic. The truck then crossed a curb, went off the roadway and rolled over. The driver of the pickup was ejected and died at the scene. The driver of the Porsche was not injured.

VHS/JFC 8-24-12
Inc. #107553312-D

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