Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7500 Long Point

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 7500 Long Point Road about 6:10 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 10).

The identity of the male victim, 71, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant F. Briones and Officer L. Tram reported:

The driver of a gray Nissan Versa was traveling westbound on Long Point when the victim (pedestrian), pushing a shopping cart, attempted to cross the street – not in a crosswalk – in front of the Nissan.  The driver of the Nissan was unable to stop and struck the victim.  A second vehicle, a silver Chevrolet Tahoe, traveling eastbound on Long Point then struck the shopping cart and the Nissan.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The drivers of both vehicles remained at the scene and neither was found to be intoxicated.

JKS/JFC    2-12-18
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