Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred in the 22100 block of Eastex Freeway (North Interstate Highway 69) about 5:40 a.m. on Saturday (November 11).
The identity of the deceased female pedestrian, 29, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Lopez and Officer T. La reported:
Preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian jumped off the bridge that goes above and across the freeway and landed on the freeway below. She was struck by unknown vehicle(s), that failed to stop and render aid. Paramedics pronounced her deceased at the scene.
Investigators found the pedestrian’s running vehicle on Sorters McClellan road.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about the unknown vehicle(s) is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or speak anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.