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Incident Update
Houston Police Department


DATE: March 20, 2017 2:18:28 PM CDT

Houston police are investigating the fatal traffic crash that occurred at 11290 Bissonnet at about 10:20 a.m. today (March 20).  

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

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant K. Harris and Officer T. Tran reported:  

The driver of an orange Dodge Challenger was traveling northbound in the 9700 block of Leawood and ran the red light at the intersection of of Bissonnet.  The Dodge then struck a green Ford F-150 pickup truck traveling westbound on Bissonnet.  The driver of the Ford died at the scene.  The driver of the Dodge was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in an unknown condition.  

It is believed the driver of the Dodge may have suffered a medical condition which may have caused the crash.

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JKS  3-20-17

Inc. #035005917-M


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