Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2400 Eastex Freeway

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 2400 Eastex Freeway (North U.S. Highway 59) at about 11:45 on Saturday (May 6).

The identity of the male victim, 62, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Lopez and Officer E. Morgado reported:

The victim was driving a silver Volvo 740 Turbo southbound on the Eastex Freeway when he veered to the right and struck the concrete barriers several times.  A witness stated it appeared the driver had suffered a medical episode.  The victim was transported to St. Joseph Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.




JKS/JFC    5-8-17
Inc. #056719517-W