FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 13, 2017
9:08:54 AM CDT
into Fatal Crash at 7700 Southwest Freeway
Houston police are
investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 7700 Southwest Freeway (South U.S.
Highway 59) about 1 a.m. on Sunday (March 12).
The identity of
the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of
HPD Vehicular Crimes
Division Sergeant A. Thomas and Officer J. Hill reported:
The victim attempted to
cross the mainlanes of the Southwest Freeway and was struck by a white Toyota
4Runner. A wrecker driver in a white Dodge Ram 3500 pickup truck
traveling on the northbound lanes witnessed the accident, exited the freeway
and re-entered on the southbound lanes. As the wrecker driver approached
the accident scene, he unintentionally struck the victim. The drivers of
both vehicles remained at the scene, were questioned and released.
The investigation is