POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7300 Southwest Freeway

August 8, 2022 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 7300 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) about 10:25 p.m. on Sunday (Aug. 7).

The identity of the deceased male, 54, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Pham and Officer J. Bibb reported:

The male was driving a black Ford F-150 pickup truck southbound at the above address when it appeared he failed to maintain a single lane and struck a gray Toyota Sienna, also traveling in the southbound lanes. The impact caused both vehicles to spin. The Ford struck the concrete freeway wall and ejected the driver. Paramedics pronounced the male driver deceased at the scene.

The female driver, 62, of the Toyota was not injured and did not show any signs of intoxication. She was questioned and released.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/VHS 8-8-22
Inc #105234322-P

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