Robert Jones Killed in Hit-and-run Accident in Houston, TX
Houston, TX — September 30, 2023, Robert Jones was fatally injured due to an apparent hit-and-run accident at around 4:00 p.m. on Julia Street.
Details in the news at this time say that the incident happened in the 200 block of Julia Street, which is just off of Fulton Street and Bauman Road.
According to officials, Robert Jones was on a mail route for the USPS at the time of the accident. It appears Jones was waiting to make a turn at the time when a vehicle struck him from behind. This sent the USPS truck into a ditch, which then led to the truck landing on top of Jones. The other driver allegedly left the scene of the crash.
Due to the incident, Jones succumbed to fatal injuries. Authorities currently describe the driver as a Hispanic man and the vehicle as a white 2011 Ford Expedition. It's unclear if authorities have identified the suspect at this time.