police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 7508 Westheimer Road
about 11:10 a.m. on Saturday (January 11).
The male victim, 27, was transported to Houston Methodist Hospital where he was
pronounced deceased. His identity is pending verification by the Harris
County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant F. Briones reported:
The male driver, 76, of a silver Mercedes-Benz GL sedan was traveling
southbound on South Voss when he suffered an apparent medical episode.
His vehicle first struck a red Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan before running the
red light at the Westheimer intersection and striking the driver (victim),
whose black Jeep Cherokee was stopped in the eastbound lanes. The
Mercedes-Benz then continued, striking four additional vehicles stopped in the
eastbound lanes of Westheimer.
Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital. No one else was
seriously injured. There are no charges in the crash, pending further