Man Hit by Vehicle, Killed in Houston, TX, while Fleeing Accident
Houston, TX -- January 8, 2017. a man was killed following an accident where he attempted to flee an accident scene on I-10 and was hit by a vehicle.
The Houston Police Department received the emergency call around 2:30 a.m. to respond to the accident scene near the intersection of Hahlo Street and the I-10 service road.
According to preliminary reports, a pickup was parked along the side of the service road. A man in an SUV somehow collided into the rear-end of the pickup. The pickup driver exited his vehicle to approach the SUV driver. Reports say the SUV driver ran from the scene, crossing traffic lanes of I-10.
The man was struck by a vehicle on the highway and suffered critical injuries. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup was not injured.
Authorities are not sure what made the man run, and the driver that hit him is not expected to face charges.
No further information has been reported.
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