DWI suspect strikes police officer, suspect accused in hit-and-run incident in SW Houston, HPD says
An investigation is underway after a DWI suspect struck a police officer and a suspect accused in a hit-and-run incident during a chase in southwest Houston Tuesday, officers with the Houston Police Department said.
Good Samaritan killed in hit-and-run while assisting driver having car troubles on Katy Freeway, HCSO says
Authorities with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Vehicular Crimes Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying a Good Samaritan who was hit and killed on the side of the road in Katy.
Man dead, woman injured in hit-and-run outside southeast Houston bar, police say
Houston police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect responsible for running over two people in a bar parking lot Monday. According to officers, one man has died and a woman was seriously injured in the incident.
Woman walking with 2-year-old girl struck, killed by hit-and-run driver, police say
Police are asking for the community’s help in the search for a hit-and-run driver that killed a woman as she was walking with a 2-year-old girl on Jan. 13 in northwest Houston, according to the Houston Police Department.
Person fatally struck in hit-and-run on Eastex Freeway, deputies say
HOUSTON – Harris County deputies are investigating after they said a person was fatally struck Wednesday in a hit-and-run. Deputies said it happened on the Eastex Freeway service road near East Mount Houston when a driver hit the victim and then fled the scene. Our traffic investigators and @HCSO_D2Patrol deputies are at the scene of a fatal pedestrian crash at Eastex Fwy and E Mount Houston. All southbound service road lanes are temporarily shut down at the intersection. #hounews pic.twitter.com/vWZrhwdlnn — HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) March 31, 2021All southbound service road lanes are temporarily shut down at the intersection.
Aldine ISD police officer hurt after suspect intentionally rams into vehicle in northwest Houston, deputies say
HOUSTON – Harris County Precinct 1 deputies are investigating after an 18-year veteran Aldine ISD officer was injured in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday. Deputies said the crash happened around 3:45 a.m. when the officer was traveling northbound in the 10900 block of West Montgomery. Deputies said the vehicle involved, which has been identified as a black, newer-modeled Camaro, came parallel with the officer on his right side. If seen, contact @Pct1Constable dispatch at (713) 755-7628. pic.twitter.com/4bfOopRr2Q — Constable Alan Rosen Harris County Pct. #hounews pic.twitter.com/mtOQ0t9dUx — Constable Alan Rosen Harris County Pct.
Driver arrested after returning to scene of deadly hit-and-run in southeast Houston, police say
HOUSTON – A driver is in custody after police said he returned to the scene of a deadly hit-and-run in southeast Houston Wednesday. Police said they found the victim, who has been identified as a man in his 50′s, laying along Reed Road near Rockford Drive around 12:23 a.m. Officers said he was pronounced dead at the scene. According to investigators, the driver called a family member when he got home saying he believed he hit someone. Police said he was told to return to the scene, where he was detained. Investigators said charges against the man are pending.
Police search for driver who killed 71-year-old grandmother in Pasadena
HOUSTON – Detectives are urgently searching for a hit and run driver, after a 71-year-old grandmother was killed while walking her dogs. “These are all the dogs she’s ever had,” said Harvey pointing out different pictures and mementos of her past pets. “She’s just a pillar in my life and a pillar in everybody’s lives,” said Harvey. Surveillance footage captured the deadly hit and run at the intersection of Alecia Drive and San Augustine Avenue in Pasadena last Friday. If you know anything about the deadly accident, you’re urged to reach out to the Pasadena Police Department at 713-477-1221.
STUNNING VIDEO: Hit-and-run driver sought after chain-reaction crash on SH-146
HOUSTON – Baytown police are searching for a driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash on SH-146 on Nov. 5. The crash, which was caught on video, happened in the 4400 block of North State Highway 146. In the crash, a white truck was traveling northbound on Highway 146 when it struck the rear of a passenger car, which was also traveling northbound. This caused a chain of events that resulted in three other vehicles becoming entangled in the crash. Police said the white truck fled the scene, and now authorities are trying to identify the driver.
Investigation underway after person killed in hit-and-run in SW Houston, police say
HOUSTON – Police said they are investigating a deadly hit-and-run in southwest Houston Monday. Officers said they were called to a crash around 2:56 a.m. about a crash in the 5800 block of Westheimer Road. Midwest officers are on a fatality crash at Westheimer and Fountain View. #hounews #houtrafficCC13 — Houston Police (@houstonpolice) October 26, 2020According to Sean Teare from the district attorney’s office, a pedestrian was hit while crossing the crosswalk by someone driving a white Toyota Camry. Police said the driver in the Toyota Camry was trying to beat the light.
Police searching for suspect after deadly hit-and-run in NW Houston, police say
HOUSTON – Police said they are searching for a suspect responsible for a deadly hit-and-run in northwest Houston Wednesday. Officers said the feeder was closed westbound 290 before Dacoma. Investigators said they located various items on the overhead freeway exit ramp just above where the man was found. According to police, it is believed the man might have jumped off the connector ramp and was then struck by a vehicle on the service road. Anyone with information is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Missouri City teen badly injured avoiding distracted driver
MISSOURI CITY, Texas – One Missouri City family is thankful their daughter is alive after she was badly injured avoiding a distracted driver, the family said. However, just before 5 p.m., as she crossed Leafwing Trail, she saw a driver speeding right at her side. You expect your own kids to be safe in their own neighborhood,” said Georgia’s parent David Steinke. “The driver had one hand on the wheel and one hand on the phone,” Georgia said. They just kept going,” David Steinke said.
‘I was screaming, crying and begging for help.’ Houston hit-and-run victim speaks from ICU bed
HARRIS COUNTY – Detectives are searching for the driver of a Toyota Corolla seen on surveillance footage driving away from a hit-and-run accident in Houston that left a motorcyclist in the ICU. He said he was a block away from his home in north Houston. "I was screaming, crying and begging for help. Or, you know, I don’t know what was going on in his mind,” Pulido said. Pulido supports his family as a welder but does not qualify for official paid sick time off and is also uninsured.
Victim in his late teens killed while on skateboard in hit-and-run, deputies say
HOUSTON – Deputies said they are investigating a deadly hit-and-run after a young man in his late teens was killed while on a skateboard in northwest Harris County Monday night. According to deputies, the young victim was on a skateboard on West Montgomery Road near Washington Drive when he was hit by a vehicle at around 11:45 p.m.Deputies said the driver took off and the victim died at the scene. Right now, deputies do not have any information on the suspect.
Man fatally struck in hit-and-run incident in north Harris County, deputies say
HOUSTON – An investigation is currently underway after a man was killed in a hit-and-run incident in north Harris County, deputies said. Deputies said the incident happened on the North Freeway at Rankin when the man was struck by a vehicle. Authorities said the vehicle fled the scene. According to deputies, EMS arrived at the scene and transported the victim by ambulance. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital, deputies said.
HCSO: Driver accused of fleeing scene after hitting 9-year-old child on bike
HOUSTON A nine-year-old child was hit by a vehicle in the Cypress area Saturday night, according to the Harris County Sherrifs Office. The child was riding a bike after 8 p.m. on the 14700 block of Fir Knoll Way. The child suffered minor injuries while the driver is accused of fleeing the scene after the incident. Officials said the suspect is in the process of being charged with felony failure to stop and render aid. The suspects identity will be revealed after charges are filed.
‘I do not forgive them’: Mother of 16-year-old hit-and-run victim demands justice for son
Yesterday morning, her 16-year-old son, Christopher Solis was left to die. The bike her son was riding was decimated and the driver just kept going. Maybe God will, but I cannot forgive you for what you did to my son,” said Martinez. Detectives say the Mazda 6 is missing its driver side mirror, front left plastic wheel well and left side bumper cover. Meanwhile, Martinez is coping with the fact she’ll be missing her son for the rest of her life.
Baytown man recovering after hit-and-run in Baytown; Driver sought
BAYTOWN, Texas – A Baytown man, who was on his way to his parent’s home, was hit by a truck Saturday morning and left for dead in Baytown. Now, the family of 20-year-old Ray Rios is asking anyone with information on the driver to come forward. ”To leave somebody like that, only a true coward could do that,” said Gina Rios, Ray Rios’ mother. A woman, who witnessed the crash, said a tan four-door truck with two men inside hit Ray Rios. Gina Rios said her son has a broken shoulder, broken ribs and a painful recovery ahead that could take months.
Family of hit-and-run victim hopes driver will come forward
HOUSTON – A Houston family is devastated after 26-year-old Ricardo Sepulveda was killed in a hit-and-run crash last week. The family hopes the driver will come forward to the police. “I always told him that he was born with something special from God since he had a beautiful smile since he was little,” his mother Linda Morgan said. Linda Morgan said since Sepulveda was a little boy he has been filled with wonder and adventure. “That was really Ricky... a really, really, really wonderful human being,” Linda Morgan said.
Man accused in deadly December hit-and-run that killed auto shop owner surrenders, officials say
HOUSTON – A man wanted in the deadly hit-and-run death of an auto shop owner in December turned himself in to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Monday, more than a month after the wreck. Galindo was crushed and killed under the car and Garcia became pinned between two cars. Galindo’s son, Arturo Jr. said Robicheaux’s surrender gave him closure. My dad is not coming back," Arturo Jr. said. As a condition of his bond, he is not allowed to drive a vehicle and is required to wear a GPS monitoring device.
13-year-old girl finally back home after hit-and-run incident left her severely injured
HOUSTON – A 13-year-old girl is making strides in recovery after a hit-and-run incident left her with extensive injuries to her brain and spine. At the family-owned north Houston barbecue spot, Southern Q BBQ, a fundraiser was held for 13-year-old London Banks, a girl whom the community has grown to love. “She is just such an inspiration to us all by her strength and her courage,” said Steven Garner, co-owner of Southern Q BBQ. London also attended Saturday’s fundraiser at Southern Q BBQ. I’m really proud because I see the fight in my daughter,” Mosley-Banks said.