Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 2400 North Main about 6:45 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 3).
The male victim, believed to be in his 50s or 60s, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant F. Briones and Officer O. Bledsoe reported:
The victim, a pedestrian, was crossing North Main at the above address when he was struck by a white vehicle. The driver of that unidentified vehicle then fled the scene.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.