Investigation into Fatal Crash at 11000 Telephone Road
May 1, 2023 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 11000 Telephone Road about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday (April 30).
The identity of the deceased female, believed to be 63, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant L. le and Officer T. Syed reported:
HPD patrol officers were conducting a traffic stop near the above address when they were flagged down by a witness regarding a person down. Officers drove to the location and saw a person lying in the street. The driver of a white Dodge Ram pickup truck was standing near the unresponsive female and waving at passing vehicles to prevent her from being struck. Officers immediately began to provide medical assistance. Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the female deceased,
A preliminary investigation indicated the Dodge Ram was traveling northbound near the above address and the female attempted to cross the street in an area where there was no crosswalk. The female was struck by the pickup truck as she crossed the street. Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the female deceased.
The driver of the Dodge, who remained at the scene, was determined not to be impaired and was questioned and released.
No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.