Man dies speeding on street bike in SE Houston

The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident in southeast Houston last night.

The 20-year-old male victim was speeding in the 19000 block of Glenwest behind Baybrook Mall just after 10 p.m. when he lost control of his street bike.

“The victim was operating a black Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R motorcycle at a high rate of speed southbound on Glenwest when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck the median curb,” HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Izaguirre and Officer M. Reyes reported. “The victim was thrown from the motorcycle into the middle of the street. A motorist driving by observed the male lying in the roadway and called 9-1-1. Responding paramedics then transported him to the hospital.”

The victim was rushed to Clear Lake Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

No other vehicles or motorists were involved in the accident.