POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9100 Southwest Freeway

May 20, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 9100 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) service road that occurred about 9:05 a.m. today (May 20).  

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Ross and Officer M. Tamez reported:  

The driver of a white International tractor-trailer truck was traveling southbound at the above address and made an improper right turn from the wrong lane and was struck by a white Ford E250 van.  A red Chevrolet Equinox then struck the rear of the van.  

The driver of the van was pronounced deceased.  The driver of the 18-wheeler, who was determined not to be impaired, was questioned and released pending further investigation.  

The investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JKS  5-20-21
Inc. #067139321-Q


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