Driver speeds away after autoped accident leads to fight in N. Harris County

Driver speeds away after autoped accident leads to fight in N. Harris County

Credit: KHOU

It was around midnight Tuesday when the incident occurred on Forestburg Drive at Scotsbrook Drive in north Harris County.

Print
Email
|

by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 7:52 AM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 6 at 8:15 AM

Autoped incident

View larger map

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – The witness to an overnight auto-pedestrian accident said the driver got out of his vehicle and argued with the victim before pushing him down and speeding away.

It was around midnight Tuesday when the incident occurred on Forestburg Drive at Scotsbrook Drive in north Harris County.

According to deputies, an intoxicated man was walking down Forestburg when a pickup came along and struck him. The truck stopped, and the driver got out. A witness said the two started arguing and as the victim tried to stand back up, the driver shoved him down and got in his truck and sped away. The witness told deputies it appeared the suspect and the victim may know each other.

The pedestrian was sent to the hospital with a serious head wound.

Print
Email
|