POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5000 Almeda Road

September 14, 2020 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 5000 Almeda Road about 8:30 p.m. on Sunday (September 13).  

The female victim, 47, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Clark and Officer E. Morgado reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, was attempting to cross the street at the above address.  While standing in the middle turn lane, she was struck by a green Ford F-150 pickup truck traveling southbound on Almeda Road.  The driver was attempting to pass a vehicle stopped in a moving lane of traffic.  The driver then fled the scene.

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

KJS/VHS  9-14-20
Inc. #121614620-Q

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