The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident at 9700 East Hardy service road about 12:20 p.m. this afternoon.
The male victim, 39, was transported to LBJ Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to HPD.
His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
“The victim was driving a tractor-trailer when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck the concrete wall,” HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Kung and Officer B. Mark reported. “An autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences will determine cause of death, which may be related to a medical issue.”
The investigation is continuing.