POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 200 McCarty Street

December 5, 2023 - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 200 McCarty Street about 6:35 a.m. today.

The identity of the deceased male, 33, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant A. Patterson and Officer J. Campbell reported:

A white tractor-trailer truck traveling southbound at the above address was stopped with its left turn signal on to turn left onto Portwall Street when a blue Ford F-150 struck the rear of the trailer. The Ford then caught fire, which was extinguished by a passerby.

Paramedics arrived and transported the driver of the Ford to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. The male driver, 29, of the 18-wheeler was not injured. He was questioned and released.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC 12-5-23
Inc. #172903523-G

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