POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 400 Westheimer

January 08, 2016 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 400 Westheimer about 12:30 a.m. today (January 8).  

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Roque and Officer A. Holmes reported:  

The victim attempted to cross the street at the above address and was struck by a dark four-door vehicle of unknown make or model.  According to witnesses, the driver ran the red light and did not stop to provide assistance to the victim.  

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

VHS/JFC  1-8-16
Inc. #002973816-K

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