Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7400 Gulf Freeway
May 10, 2023 - Houston police are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at 7400 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) about 8:10 p.m. on Monday (May 8).
The identity of the deceased female, 23, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rose and Officer K. Hines reported:
The female was driving a silver Infiniti G37 northbound on the Gulf Freeway at a high rate of speed. According to witnesses, the vehicle was traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour as the driver took the ramp from the Gulf Freeway inbound to the 610 South Loop eastbound (South Interstate Highway 610). The female failed to drive in a single lane and rode the concrete barrier until the vehicle rolled and flipped over the barricade and struck the concrete support pillar to the Gulf Freeway ramp to 610 East in a grassy area between the highways.
The female was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where on Tuesday (May 9) doctors pronounced her deceased.
There were no other vehicles nor persons involved in this crash.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.