Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8200 North Freeway

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 8200 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) about 8 a.m. on Sunday (Oct. 8).

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Officer E. Morgado reported:

The victim was operating a motorcycle southbound on the North Freeway when he failed to control his speed and struck the rear of a red Chevrolet Trailblazer.  The victim was ejected from the motorcycle and struck the east retaining wall.  The motorcycle continued to its point of rest and caught fire.  The Trailblazer spun around into the west retaining wall.  The victim was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead.



JKS/JFC  10-9-17
Inc. #127422817-L