POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash at 3500 McHard Road

July 19, 2019 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred at 3500 McHard Road about 9:35 p.m. on Thursday (July 18).

The male victim, 72, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rodriguez and Officer J. Crisler reported:

The victim was walking southbound, not in a crosswalk, across McHard Road when he was struck by an unknown vehicle traveling eastbound.  The driver fled the scene.

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

KJS/VHS 7-19-19
Inc. #092038119-A

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