Texas

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

Date
January 12, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Joaquin Martinez Mendez
Type of Accident
Auto-Pedestrian
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

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
Road/Highway
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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