POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4400 Elgin Street

April 19, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 4400 Elgin Street about 8 a.m. on Sunday (April 18).

The identity of the male victim, 73, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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

The victim was traveling on a blue Scorpion Velotechnik bicycle northbound in the 4600 block of Texas Spur 5 and entering the Elgin Street intersection when he was struck by an unknown vehicle traveling westbound on Elgin Street.  The driver of the vehicle fled the scene and failed to stop and render aid.  Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

At this time, it is unknown who had the right of way at the time of the crash.

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

JFC/JKS 4-19-21
Inc. #051194221-X

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