You don't pay unless we win!

Man fatally hit by vehicle on Westheimer Rd in Houston’s Uptown area

Posted on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021 at 1:37 pm    

HOUSTON, TX — A 69-year-old man died late Monday night after being hit by an SUV while crossing a road in Houston’s Uptown area, reports Houston Police Department.

HPD’S Vehicular Crimes Division said the crash happened in the 5400 block of Westheimer Road at around 11:45 p.m.

The male pedestrian was walking across the road’s travel lanes as westbound traffic was passing on a green light. As the man continued to cross the road, he was hit by a black Cadillac Escalade. The Cadillac, which had swerved in an attempt to avoid the pedestrian, was sent up onto a nearby sidewalk where its passenger side struck a light pole.

Authorities said the male pedestrian was rushed to Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Cadillac, a 32-year-old man, remained at the scene and cooperated with officers. He was not suspected of impairment and was released after questioning.

An investigation is ongoing.


View All Testimonials
Avvo Logo
American Justice Association Logo
khou11 Logo
Houston Buiness Journal Logo