POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8000 Westheimer Road

February 27, 2023 - Houston police are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at 8000 Westheimer Road about 4:30 p.m. on Sunday (Feb. 26).

The identity of the deceased male, 38, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant S. Jewell and Officer F. Serna reported:

The driver of a silver Honda Fit was traveling westbound on Westheimer Road and was making a left turn in the concrete cutaway to go eastbound. As the Honda crossed over the eastbound lanes the vehicle was struck by a Yamaha motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed and the impact caused the Honda to turn on its side and then rotate 180 degrees.

The male on the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene by responding Houston Fire Department paramedics.

The driver of the Honda was not injured. He remained at the scene, was evaluated and did not show signs of intoxication.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/ABH 2-27-23
Inc. #028511623-X

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