Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10100 Katy Freeway Service Road

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 10100 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) service road about 12:45 a.m. today (September 19).
The female victim, 21, was transported to Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Griffiths and Officer M. Rios reported:
The driver of a blue Nissan Altima was traveling westbound on the Katy Freeway service road in a left turn only lane when he continued straight and struck a light signal pole at the Gessner Road intersection.
The female passenger was not wearing her seatbelt and suffered fatal injuries.  The male driver, 26, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at an area hospital.  Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this incident and there are no charges at this time.
The investigation is continuing.
KJS/JFC  9-19-18
Inc. #118991318-P

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