Texas

Sula Waswa Killed in Accident at Hillcroft Ave in Houston, TX

Date
January 2, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Sula Waswa
Type of Accident
Auto-Pedestrian
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Hillcroft Ave, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Corolla
Road/Highway
Hillcroft Ave
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Corolla collided with a pedestrian


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian at Hillcroft Ave in Houston, TX on January 2nd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 9:39 p.m. Investigators believe a Toyota Corolla headed northbound on Hillcroft collided with a pedestrian crossing the roadway. Following the collision, police allege the vehicle left the scene without stopping to render aid to the pedestrian. The pedestrian, identified as 38-year-old Sula Waswa, suffered fatal injuries from the incident. Reports indicate the driver of the Toyota was identified as 24-year-old Gabriel Mejia and allege Mejia was charged with Failure to Stop and Render Aid. Additional information was not available.

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