Texas

Braulio Tamez Killed in Accident at East Sam Houston Pkwy in Harris County, TX

Date
June 2, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Braulio Tamez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

East Sam Houston Parkway North, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Harris County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Camaro, Toyota Camry
Road/Highway
East Sam Houston Pkwy
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Camaro and a Toyota Camry were involved in a collision


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed two people at East Sam Houston Pkwy in Harris County, TX on June 2nd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 6:56 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Camaro is alleged to have run a red traffic signal prior to colliding with a Toyota Camry at an intersection. Authorities say the collision cause the Camaro to rotate into a nearby traffic signal pole, causing the vehicle to catch fire. Its occupants, including 19-year-old driver, Braulio Tames and a 17-year-old passenger, were both unable to exit the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries at the scene. The condition of the driver of the Toyota was not revealed. Additional information was not immediately available.

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