POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6900 Eastex Freeway

October 18, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 6900 Eastex Freeway (U.S. Highway 59 North) about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday (Oct. 16).

The identity of the female victim, 42, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rose and C. Brothers reported:

The victim was driving a white GMC Terrain southbound on the freeway at the above address when the vehicle left the main lanes and struck the HOV concrete barrier.  The impact caused the vehicle to roll over more than once.  Paramedics were called and pronounced the driver deceased at the scene.  There were no passengers in the GMC. 

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.  The investigation is continuing.

JFC/JKS 10-18-21
Inc. #139455921-S

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