Monday, April 6, 2020

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7000 Lawndale

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 7000 Lawndale about 12:45 p.m. on Saturday (April 4).

The male victim, 76, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant F. Briones and Officer W. Smith reported:

The victim was crossing Lawndale northbound at the above address, not in a crosswalk.  While in an eastbound lane, he was struck by a black Kia Optima.  The driver of the Kia remained at the scene.

A preliminary investigation indicated the victim did not have the right of way.    

Currently, there are no charged in this incident, pending further investigation.