POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9900 Beechnut Street

February 15, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred at 9900 Beechnut Street about 6:50 p.m. last Friday (February 12).

The identity of the male victim, 58, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant F. Briones and Officer C. Cisneros reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, was attempting to cross the eastbound lanes of the above address - not in a crosswalk - when he was struck by an unknown truck.  The driver of the truck fled the scene without attempting to stop and render aid.  The victim was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

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

JKS/JFC 2-15-21
Inc. #020222621-T

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