POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2000 Sauer Street

March 22, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the fatal crash at 2000 Sauer Street that occurred about 4:55 a.m. on Saturday (March 20).

The identity of the male victim, 47, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rodriguez and Officer M. Lares reported:

The victim was driving a blue Chevrolet Traverse northbound on Sauer going the wrong way and disregarded a "Do Not Enter" sign.  The Traverse continued northbound on Sauer and struck a concrete wall for the Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45).  The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.  A female passenger was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/VHS 3-22-21
Inc. #036876421-B


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