HCSO press release: Fatal wreck at 23500 Clay Road

Date of Occurance: 9/22/2014 10:00:00 AM
Type of Case: Fatality Crash Investigation
Case #: HC140139235
Location: 23500 Clay Road
Complainant: Cirlos, Heriberto III
Suspect/Defendant: n/a
Notification of Next of Kin: yes
Person Notified:
Date and Time: 9/22/2014 4:50:00 AM
Approved for Release: A. Albers
Title: Accident Investigator
Details: On Monday, September 22, 2014, at approximately 0450 hours, the complainant was traveling eastbound in the 23500 block of Clay Road, Harris County. The complainant was riding his 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle and was not wearing a helmet. At the same time, Hector Rivera was operating his tan Ford Explorer while attempting to pull a white Toyota Sienna van out of a muddy ditch in the 23500 block of Clay Road. Belinda Rivera was operating the Toyota van while Hector was attempting to pull her out of the ditch. The complainant failed to control his speed where he crashed into the right back quarter panel of the Toyota van. The complainant died at the scene as a result of the injuries he sustained during the crash. Hector Rivera was found to be an intoxicated driver and therefore was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. This case remains under the investigation of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Traffic Enforcement Division.