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HPD: Man riding scooter killed in hit-and-run involving two vehicles in southwest Houston

Police are still working on a description of the vehicles, but investigators believe one of the vehicles involved was a white tow truck.

HOUSTON — Houston police released image Monday in the hit-and-run crash that left a young man riding his scooter along Westheimer Road dead earlier this month.

They said the incident on Aug. 9 involved two vehicles, including possibly a tow truck. Police said that tow truck was caught on camera.

It happened about 12:35 a.m. on Westheimer Road near Chimney Rock in southwest Houston. The victim’s body was found on the roadway when police arrived.

Credit: KHOU 11
Houston police release image of white tow truck possibly involve in hit-and-run that left young man riding his scooter dead.

Investigators said the victim was riding an electric scooter when two vehicles going eastbound on Westheimer turned southbound onto Chimney Rock and hit him.

Neither driver stopped to help the victim, police said.

Police are still working on a description of the vehicles, but investigators believe one of the vehicles involved was a white tow truck.

The victim has yet to be identified.

If you have any information related to the case, please call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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