HCSO investigates fatal wreck at 2300 Atascocita Rd.

Date of Occurance: 11/5/2014 1:50:00 AM
Type of Case: Death Due to Traffic
Case #: HC140163339
Location: 2300 Atascocita Rd
Complainant: 24 yr Female
Suspect/Defendant: 20 yr Male
Notification of Next of Kin: Pending
Person Notified: Pending
Date and Time: 11/4/2014 7:54:00 PM
Approved for Release: R. Gutierrez
Title: Accident Investigator
Details: On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at approximately 7:54 pm, Harris County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call in reference to a three vehicle crash at the intersection of Atascocita Road and Ygnacio Road. The crash involved three vehicles with one confirmed fatality on scene. The preliminary crash investigation revealed the following: A 20 year old Male was operating a 2012 Dodge Ram pick truck and was traveling east in the 2300 block of Atascocita. The driver of the Dodge failed to control speed and struck the rear of a 2004 Honda Accord which was being operated by a 24 year old Female (Complainant). The Honda Accord was then projected forward and struck a 2009 Ford Escape being driven by a 20 year old Female. The driver of the Honda (Complainant) died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash. The driver of the Dodge and Ford were both transported to area hospitals with non life threatening injuries. The crash remains under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Section.