POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4800 North Freeway

September 20, 2021 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 4800 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) that occurred about 11:40 p.m. on Sunday (Sept. 19).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rose and Officer K. Stout reported:

The victim was observed running on the main lanes of the freeway at the above address when he was struck by a white Chevrolet Express van, heading northbound on the freeway.  The driver of the van stopped and remained at the scene.  The driver of a Metro bus also stopped and attempted to aid the victim.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The male driver, 37, of the van, did not show signs of intoxication and was questioned and released.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC 9-20-21
Inc. #126789821-D


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