HPD investigates fatal wreck at 11000 Southwest Freeway

The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on the feeder road along the Southwest Freeway this morning.
The female victim, 53, crashed in the 11000 block of U.S. 59 around 8:35 a.m., HPD reported. She was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.
“The victim was driving a silver Nissan Pathfinder northbound on the Southwest Freeway service road when she suffered an apparent medical episode,” HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Hall and Officer C. Long reported. “Her vehicle left the roadway, traveled on the grassy shoulder and struck two street signs. The vehicle then went into a brush-filled area where it struck a small tree.”
The victim’s identity and cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
The investigation is continuing.

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