POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7900 Bellfort Avenue

December 8, 2020 - Houston police have learned that a man critically injured in a crash that occurred 7900 Bellfort Avenue about 5:15 p.m. on November 28 has died.

The victim, Rogelio Villafana, 41, was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. 

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Arnold reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a crash at the above address.  Mr. Villafana was driving a black Dodge Ram pickup truck eastbound on Bellfort Avenue when he struck a curb and then a light pole.  The pickup truck then struck a guardrail and crashed into the bayou.

Houston Fire Department paramedics transported Villafana to the hospital where, on December 7, he was pronounced deceased.  A juvenile male passenger was treated and released at the scene.

KJS/JKS 12-8-20
Inc. #158320920-L

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