POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3600 Eastex Freeway

March 6, 2023 - Houston police are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at 3600 Eastex Freeway (North U.S. Highway 59) about 7:25 p.m. on Saturday (March 4).

The identity of the deceased male, 42, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. Le and Officer J. Trevino reported:

The driver of a white GMC 2500 pickup truck was traveling southbound on the freeway at the above address, had a flat tire and was attempting to pull onto the emergency shoulder from the exit lane.  The operator (victim) of a black Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed then struck the back of the truck.  The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding Houston Fire Department paramedics.  

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

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC    3-6-23
Inc. #031724023-L


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