Pedestrian dies after being hit by motorcycle on Southwest Freeway

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on April 27, 2013 at 1:07 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 29 at 11:31 AM

HOUSTON – A pedestrian died early Saturday morning after being hit by a motorcycle while trying to cross the Southwest Freeway, police said.

According to the Houston Police Department, at about 6 a.m. a man attempted to cross the freeway near Kirby and was hit by a motorcycle. The motorcycle crashed and the rider was taken to Ben Taub Hospital in serious but stable condition.

The pedestrian died at the scene. Police said that the rider was not impaired and was driving the posted speed limit.

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