Police investigate fatal New Year's Day crash
Alcohol, speed believed to be factor, police say
HOUSTON – Police are investigating a fatal crash at 1100 West Gulf Bank Road on New Year's Day.
Police said the victim, who has not yet been identified, was driving a white Cadillac east around 5:40 a.m. when he veered out of the lane and struck a tree in the center median.
The victim was taken to Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators said they believe alcohol and speed were a factor, but they continue to investigate the crash.