Joaquin Martinez Mendez Killed in Accident at State Hwy 249 in Houston, TX

January 12, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Joaquin Martinez Mendez
Type of Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

West Mount Houston Road, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Harris County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
State Hwy 249
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pedestrian was struck by an approaching vehicle

What Happened

Houston Police are investigating a crash that killed a man at State Hwy 249 in Houston, TX on January 12th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 9:48 p.m. According to reports, a vehicle is said to have collided with a pedestrian crossing the roadway at the time. Reports allege the vehicle attempted to swerve prior to the collision, which left the man, identified as 56-year-old Joaquin Martinez Mendez, with fatal injuries. Reports further allege the driver of the vehicle was found to not be intoxicated and had no additional information available.

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