Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 100 East Crosstimbers about 8:55 a.m. last Friday (Oct. 10).
The identity of the male victim, 82, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant G. Hall and Officer T. Van reported:
The driver of an 18-weeler truck was traveling northbound on Fulton and was making a right turn onto East Crosstimbers. The victim, a pedestrian, stepped off the curb on the northbound side of Fulton . When he saw the trailer, he attempted to step back onto the curb. The victim then stumbled and fell to the ground, and was struck by the trailer. He was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead today (Oct. 14).
The investigation is continuing.