POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12000 North Freeway

June 7, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 12000 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) that occurred about 11:10 a.m. today.

The female victim, 37, was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Officer R. Saenz reported:

The victim was driving a white GMC Yukon southbound at the above address when she failed to control speed and struck the rear of an 18-wheeler tractor trailer that had stopped on the freeway due to heavy traffic.  

The driver of the 18-wheeler remained at the scene and showed no signs of intoxication.  

The investigation is continuing.

KJS/JKS 6-7-21
Inc. #076238521

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