Tonja Palmer Killed in Accident at I-10 in Houston, TX

July 31, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Tonja Palmer
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-10, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda CR-V
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda CR-V went over a curb before striking a fire hydrant

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-10 in Houston, TX on July 31st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:18 p.m. According to investigators, a a Honda CR-V operated by 58-year-old Tonja Palmer was westbound before veering into a curb for unclear reasons. Official say the vehicle struck a fire hydrant, seriously injured Palmer. Reports say Palmer was taken to an area hospital with injuries that were fatal. Additional information was not immediately available.

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