POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5400 South Freeway

June 7, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 5400 South Freeway (State Highway 288) that occurred about 1:45 a.m. today.

The identity of the male victim, 30, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Uribe and Officer A. Chheav reported:

The driver of a silver Chevrolet Avalanche was traveling northbound at the above address when he failed to maintain a single lane, struck a concrete barrier and guard rail, and then overturned.  

He was pronounced deceased at the scene by Houston Fire Department paramedics.  Not other vehicles nor motorists were involved in this crash.

KJS/JKS 6-7-21
Inc. #076078321-I

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