Ozzie Mendez Killed in Accident at I-610 in Houston, TX

May 1, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Ozzie Mendez
Type of Accident
Auto Pedestrian
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-610, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Houston Police
Vehicles Involved
Mazda CX-5
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Mazda CX-5 collided with a pedestrian

What Happened

Authorities have information on a crash that killed one person involved at I-610 in Houston, TX on May 1st, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 6:20 p.m. According to officials, a Mazda CX5 is alleged to have veered from the road into a shoulder, striking a pedestrian. Following the collision, reports allege the Mazda fled the scene without stopping to render aid. The pedestrian, identified as 35-year-old Ozzie Mendez, was fatally injured. Authorities say the driver was later located and identified as 32-year-old Alma Alicia Zavala, who reports indicate was charged with Failure to Stop and Render Aid in connection with the crash. Additional information was not available.

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