POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1500 Yale Street

November 15, 2022 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 1500 Yale Street about 1:05 p.m. on Monday (November 14).  

The identity of the female victim, 92, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Lee and Officer S. Le reported:  

The driver of a white Dodge van was traveling northbound on Yale and approaching the intersection at West 15th Street.  The driver of a Honda CRV was traveling eastbound on West 15th Street and ran the stop sign at the intersection of Yale and was struck in the rear by the Dodge van.  The Honda continued traveling until it struck a pole and came to a stop.  The Dodge then spun and struck the Honda a second time.  

The drivers of both vehicles were transported to an area hospital where the driver of the Honda was pronounced deceased.  The driver of the Dodge was treated for minor injuries.  

It is believed the driver of the Honda possibly suffered a medical issue prior to the crash.  

The investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JKS  11-15-22
Inc. 153984122-N


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