Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 11200 Katy Freeway

Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 11200 Katy Freeway (Interstate Highway 10 West) about 11:30 p.m. last Friday (Oct. 3).

The identity of the male victim, 29, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer L. Galvan reported:

A wrecker driver was towing a white Ford Expedition and traveling eastbound on the Katy Freeway when his wrecker got a flat tire. The driver pulled over to the right shoulder of the freeway. The driver of a red Nissan Altima, for reasons unknown, drove on to the right shoulder and struck the Expedition. The Altima’s driver died at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.