Derek Bates Killed in Accident at Glen Manor Dr in Houston, TX

March 29, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Derick Bates
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Glen Manor Dr, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Yamaha YFZ450, Buick Lucerne
Glen Manor Dr
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Yamaha YFZ450 collided with a parked, unoccupied Buick Lucerne

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at Glen Manor Dr in Houston, TX on March 29th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 7:19 p.m. According to investigators, a motorcycle was westbound before veering from the road for unclear reasons. The vehicle is said to have entered into a ditch before striking a palm tree and drainage ditch. The impact is said to have caused the vehicle to go airborne before landing and striking a parked, unoccupied vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, identified as 43-year-old Derrick Bates, was fatally injured. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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