Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5600 Southwest Freeway

Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 5600 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) about 11:10 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept. 28).The identity of the male victim, 69, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Pham and Officer C. Brothers reported:The victim, a pedestrian, was in a moving lane of traffic on the freeway at the above address when he was struck by an unknown vehicle traveling in the northbound lanes.  The driver failed to stop and render aid, and left the scene.  A second vehicle, a tan Chevrolet Equinox, then struck the victim.  That driver stopped and called 911.  Paramedics arrived and pronounced the male deceased. The female driver, 24, of the Chevrolet was questioned, determined not to be impaired and then released.  Anyone with information on the wanted driver and vehicle in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. JFC/VHS   9-29-22Inc #131213622-Q