Officers Search for Suspect Driver in Houston Fatal Crash
Houston, TX (Aug. 5, 2023) – On Sunday, Eric Rye, 35, sustained fatal injuries following a Fountain View Drive hit-and-run crash.
It was about 12:30 a.m. when the fatal incident took place near the intersection with Inwood Drive.
Apparently, Rye was delivering for Door Dash that night.
“He managed to get himself to someone’s door along that street to ask for help, but they heard a loud noise to the sound of him collapsing on the ground,” Rye’s mother said. “And they opened the door and saw him there and called 911.”
Rye sadly succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
In the meantime, the authorities have not yet located the involved driver and there is no description of the vehicle or driver involved.
According to Rye’s mother, they gave the clothes he was wearing to the police.
“We have given his clothing to the police for evidence so they should be able to determine something [like] the model and the make of the car,” said Rye’s mother.
The victim leaves behind a 12-year-old son.
Please contact HPD’s Hit and Run Unit at (713) 247-4072 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS if you have further details about this fatal accident.
Sweet Lawyers express our sympathies to the family and friends of Eric Rye. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Eric Rye Fatally Struck by Vehicle
Moreover, the road accident rate in Texas continues to increase, rather than decrease. That is despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models.
The increasing crash rate reflects that auto accidents are becoming rampant. Incidents like the Houston fatal crash are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
As a matter of fact, according to the NHTSA, two out of three motorists will be involved in an auto accident during their life.
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