POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8600 Eastex Freeway

August 24, 2023 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 8600 Eastex Freeway (North U.S. Highway 59) that occured about 1:15 a.m. today.

The identity of the deceased person is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Dallas and Officer K. Johnson

Officers responded to a report of a deceased person in the northbound lanes of the freeway at the above address. Paramedics pronounced the individual deceased. The gender of the victim, whose body was dismembered after being struck by multiple vehicles, is not known. No drivers stopped to render aid.

Anyone with information in this case 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/JKS 8-24-23
Inc #120955423-F

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