POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8200 West Sam Houston Parkway South

August 3, 2020 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 8200 West Sam Houston Parkway South service road (Beltway 8) about 3:20 a.m. on Sunday (August 2).  

The identity of the male victim, believed to be 14 to 17 years of age, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rose and Officer V. Garcia reported:  

The driver of a silver Nissan Altima was traveling northbound on the service road at the above address when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees on the east side of the road.  The passenger (victim) was ejected and died at the scene.  The driver fled the scene on foot and did not stop to provide medical assistance.  

The driver of the vehicle is believed to have a possible injury.  

Anyone with information in this case or on the identity of the wanted driver is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.   

VHS/JFC 8-3-20
Inc. #101294020-A

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3280.