• September 12, 2022

Leroy Mattox Killed in Hit-and-run Accident on Homestead Road in Houston, TX

UPDATE (September 20, 2022): Details identified the man killed in the accident as Leroy Mattox. No further information about the accident is available at this time.

Houston, TX -- September 12, 2022, one person was killed after an accident which authorities say involved a hit-and-run driver.

Current information available indicated that the incident happened just after midnight off the corner of Homestead Road and Langley Road.

Emergency services said they were waved down by someone who found the unidentified victim after the accident. It appears a man in a wheelchair was crossing the road when a southbound vehicle hit him. That vehicle then left the scene.

The man in the wheelchair died as a result of the accident. Right now, additional details about the incident remain unavailable.

Commentary on Leroy Mattox Hit-and-run Accident in Houston

Leroy Mattox Killed in Hit-and-run Accident in Houston, TX

Folks are often overwhelmed by the amount of hit-and-runs there are in our communities--Houston especially. But the reality is there is always hope to find the driver so long as residents remain vigilant. Police usually identify these reckless drivers because someone recognizes damage to a vehicle, hears something about a friend or family member, or happens to realize their surveillance cameras caught something on video. Continued efforts here may yet ensure there are appropriate consequences for whoever is responsible for this tragedy.

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