Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Pease Street in Houston, TX
Houston, TX — May 9, 2023, a man sustained fatal injuries as the result of an accident where a vehicle hit him at around 3:30 a.m. along Pease Street.
Details from Houston Police and Harris County officials remain under investigation at this time. Their initial statements say that the incident happened along the entrance ramp from Pease Street onto northbound lanes of Interstate 45/North Freeway.
According to officials, a man was on foot and walking along the traffic lane of the on-ramp. As the man was walking, investigators believe that a Ford Explorer getting onto the highway hit the man. As a result, the victim sustained fatal injuries. Right now, authorities identified the victim only as a man who may have been homeless. This remains unconfirmed pending further investigations.
The driver involved in the accident reportedly remained at the scene of the accident. Authorities spoke to the driver and did not find signs of intoxication, according to reports. No charges or citations were reported, and neither the driver nor a passenger in the vehicle appeared to have injuries. No further information is currently available.