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Published on April 23, 2024
Houston Man Dies After Weekend Crash on Westheimer Parkway, Authorities Investigate CauseSource: Google Street View

A 49-year-old man succumbed to injuries sustained in a brutal crash over the weekend on Westheimer Parkway, as per the Houston police. The victim, whose name is pending release pending official identification from the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, was critically hurt in the Saturday evening incident that unfolded at approximately 5:35 p.m. in the 20200 block of the parkway, police said.

In a statement obtained from the City of Houston's news release, authorities detailed the accident, reporting a black Ford F-150, driven by the deceased, was traveling westbound when for reasons not yet known it veered off the road colliding with a tree nestled in the grassy median, the driver was hastily airlifted to a hospital his condition at the time deemed critical by first responders but on Monday tragedy struck as doctors pronounced him dead.

The Houston Police Department's Vehicular Crimes Division's Sergeant J. Wu and Officer D. Jones are spearheading the investigation into the harrowing crash. The circumstances leading up to the vehicle's abrupt departure from the roadway are still under thorough scrutiny as the police work to untangle the final moments leading up to the fatality, probing into every possible detail that could unveil the cause of such tragedy.

According to the authorities, the investigation is actively ongoing.