Pedestrian killed on Bellfort in Houston

Houston police stated they recovered the automobile in a residential space and are processing it for proof.

HOUSTON — Houston police are searching for a driver who allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian Friday night time in southeast Houston then walked away from his automobile.

This occurred at about 8:30 p.m. in the 7000 block of Bellfort.

According to police, the pedestrian was working throughout the road, not utilizing a crosswalk, when a Nissan Sentra crashed into him. He was pronounced lifeless on scene. 

Police stated the Nissan driver drove a few block away from the crash scene earlier than coming to a cease. He then received out of the motive force seat and walked away. 

Witnesses instructed police a lady who was in the automobile received in the motive force’s seat and took off.

Police later discovered the Nissan unoccupied in a residential space. The automobile had blood on it and harm to the windshield.

Investigators are processing the Nissan for fingerprints and DNA to see if they’ll determine the motive force and the lady.

“We’re going to do every thing that we presumably can. There’s loads of cameras in this space and there have been lots of people who have been good witnesses for us,” stated Houston Police Department Sgt. David Rose.

Police stated it is possible the motive force will face a failure to cease and render support cost. It’s unclear if any further prices shall be filed at the moment. It’s additionally unknown if the feminine passenger will face any prices.

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