Man killed by car at 9700 Sheldon Rd.

Date of Occurance: 10/11/2014 5:45:00 AM
Type of Case: Death due to Traffic
Case #: HC14-149907
Location: 9700 Sheldon Rd
Complainant: Chavez, Erick
Suspect/Defendant:
Notification of Next of Kin: No
Person Notified:
Date and Time: 10/11/2014 12:05:00 PM
Approved for Release: Deputy Richard Sanders
Title: Accident Investigator
Details: On Saturday October 11, 2014, at approximately 0005 hours, Erick Chavez was involved in a two vehicle minor accident in the 9700 block of Sheldon Rd. Chavez was the passenger of a vehicle that came to rest in the ditch on the west side of the roadway. Chavez exited the vehicle, stood on the roadway, and began flagging down passing vehicles, in an attempt to seek assistance and try and get their vehicle out of the ditch. Rogelio Guerra was operating a grey 1999 Chevrolet Silverado southbound in the 9700 block of Sheldon Rd. Chavez failed to yield right of way to the Silverado. Chavez was struck by the Silverado and was found with no signs of life on scene. This case remains open and currently under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Division.