POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3000 North Freeway

February 9, 2023 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash in the 3000 block of North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) service road about 6:50 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 8).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Griffiths and Officer T. Smith reported:

The pedestrian was attempting to cross the street eastbound on West Cavalcade Street when he was struck by a white Ford Hatchback, traveling southbound on the service road and approaching the West Cavalcade Street intersection.

Paramedics transported the male to Ben Taub General Hospital where doctors pronounced him deceased.

The female driver, 45, did not show signs of intoxication and was questioned and released.

The investigation is continuing.

SOA/VHS 2-9-23
Inc. #019452323-O

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