The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident at 5500 Hidalgo about 9:05 p.m. on Wednesday.
The male victim, 38, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
“The victim was driving a silver Chevrolet Malibu at a high rate of speed westbound on Hidalgo when the vehicle struck a curb and then a tree,” HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer M. Serafine reported. “A female passenger, 22, was also transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital with apparent non-life threatening injuries.”
The investigation is continuing.