POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10800 Beechnut Street

January 25, 2023 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 10800 Beechnut Street about 7:10 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 25).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Pham and Officer J. Best reported:

The pedestrian was walking southbound across the eastbound lanes at the above address when he was struck by an unknown dark-colored vehicle. The driver failed to stop and render aid.

Investigators believe approximately three to six vehicles struck the pedestrian, none of which remained at the scene. 

Paramedics transported the pedestrian to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center where doctors later pronounced him deceased.  

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

SOA/VHS   1-26-23
Inc. #012350823-F

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