POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8000 South Gessner Road

November 21, 2022 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 8000 South Gessner Road about 4:45 a.m. on Sunday (Nov. 20).

The identity of the male victim, 17, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rodriguez and Officer J. Rangel reported:

The victim was a passenger in a red Nissan Altima traveling southbound at the above address when the driver failed to stay in a singe lane and struck a power pole.  The victim was ejected out of the vehicle. The unknown driver of the Nissan fled the scene on foot.  Paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim deceased.

Anyone with information on the identity of the driver is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or speak anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/SOA        11-21-22
Inc #156664622-M


For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.