Houston police have learned a man critically injured in a crash at 9900 Galveston Road that occurred about 2:20 p.m. on Sunday (September 25) has died.
The identity of the victim is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Arnold and Clear Lake Patrol Division Officers reported:
A gray Kia Sportage was traveling westbound on Fuqua Street and approached the intersection with Galveston Road. The male driver, 37, stated he was not aware the traffic signal lights were out as he proceeded through the intersection, with another car approaching northbound on Galveston Road. When the Kia’s driver swerved to avoid the oncoming vehicle, the Kia struck a gold Dodge Caravan and the victim, a pedestrian sitting in the median of the roadway.
The pedestrian was transported to HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake in critical condition. On Monday (Sept. 26), doctors pronounced the man deceased.
The investigation is continuing. No charges have been filed at this time.