POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10101 Eastex Freeway

November 6, 2023 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 10101 Eastex Freeway (North U.S. Highway 59) that occurred about 3:05 a.m. on Sunday (November 5).  

The identity of the deceased male, 63, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant M. Sudduth and Officer D. Thompson reported:  

The driver of a red Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was traveling southbound near the above address when he crossed multiple lanes and struck a concrete wall.  As the Chevrolet was stopping, it was struck by a blue Dodge Ram pickup truck.  After the impact, the Dodge stopped and was struck by a third vehicle and a fourth vehicle then struck the Chevrolet.  

The driver of the Chevrolet was pronounced deceased by responding Houston Fire Department paramedics.  The driver of the Dodge suffered minor injuries.  The driver of the third and fourth vehicle were not injured.  

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JKS 11-6-23
Inc. #158503023-P


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