Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 15600 Eastex Freeway

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 15600 Eastex Freeway (North U.S. Highway 59) service road about 1:10 p.m. on Tuesday (May 26).  

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Gonzales and Officer A. Mares reported:  

The victim was driving a blue Toyota Zion southbound on the service road at the above address when he failed to stay in a single lane, veered off the roadway and into a bayou.  The HPD Dive Team responded to the scene to assist in recovering the victim's body.  

Houston Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and transported the driver (victim) to Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.  The investigation is continuing.