Stephanie Coleman, Tracey Moore Killed in Hit-and-run Accident on Gulf Freeway in Houston, TX
UPDATE (May 15, 2023): County officials released details identifying the two victims as Stephanie Coleman and Tracey Moore. There is not currently any word on a driver being apprehended as investigations are ongoing.
Houston, TX — May 10, 2023, two people sustained fatal injuries due to a hit-and-run accident at around midnight along Interstate 45.
Officials with the Houston Police Department said they were called to the area of southbound I-45 and Cullen Boulevard after midnight.
It appears in the initial reports that a man and a woman were on a vehicle traveling southbound along the interstate. Reports conflict on whether that vehicle was a scooter or a motorcycle. The riders were an unidentified man and woman, and both riders were said to be 37 years old. As the vehicle was going down the road, it appears another vehicle somehow hit them, throwing them into the roadway. Other vehicles then hit the riders after the initial collision.
Due to the collision, both the man and the woman succumbed to fatal injuries. Authorities say that they are looking for a maroon pickup in connection with the initial collision. They have yet to report any arrests or charges, and investigations are ongoing.