Motorcyclist killed in crash with SUV at NE Houston intersection
HOUSTON, TX — A crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV Tuesday morning in northeast Houston claimed the life of a 38-year-old man, according to the Houston Police Department.
The fatal collision unfolded in the 11700 block of Homestead Road, at around 6:55 a.m.
Investigators say the victim was operating a blue Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound toward the intersection with East Mount Houston Road while on a green light. Moments later, he collided with a northbound silver Kia Sportage whose driver was trying to turn left onto East Mount Houston Road on a yield arrow.
The rider was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding paramedics, confirmed officials.
No injuries to the driver of the Kia Sportage, a 42-year-old woman, were reported. She was released from the scene after cooperating with an initial investigation, which remains underway with the HPD’s Vehicular Crimes Division.
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