HOUSTON, TX – A man died of injuries he sustained during a hit-and-run pedestrian accident in west Houston on Sunday, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
@HCSO_4Patrol units responded to a reported auto-ped at 8800 Synott Rd. Prelim info an adult male victim was taken by EMS to hospital where he did not survive. Veh involved didn’t stop poss a tan SUV. No plate avail. Veh Crimes unit is on scene. Invest is in progress. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/qE2sHkgDdA
— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) December 28, 2020
The accident occurred in the 8800 block of Synott Road before 9:20 p.m., when a vehicle, possibly a tan SUV, crashed into a male pedestrian.
The driver fled the scene of the accident, failing to render aid to the victim.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The identity of the victim was not immediately released.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the collision at this time.
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