Homeless man struck by vehicle in SW Houston parking lot
HOUSTON – A homeless man was taken to the hospital in serious condition after being struck by a car in the 8800 block of Richmond Avenue on Friday, according to police.
The man was struck by a white Cadillac being driven by an elderly woman, police said.
The woman had just finished exchanging information with another driver due to a minor accident, police said.
When she pulled into a nearby parking lot, she ran over the homeless man, who authorities said was laying on the ground.
The man was struck near the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Fondren Road.
The woman remained at the scene, according to police.
KPRC will provide updates when they become available.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been edited to reflect the change in information provided by the Houston Police Department.
Update: Our investigators tell us this crash is *not* a fatal one at this time. Male victim has life-threatening injuries and is in surgery at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. #hounews https://t.co/8oycy1zciL— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) December 1, 2017
We are investigating a fatal crash in a parking lot at 8800 Richmond near Fondren. Use alternate routes to avoid heavy traffic in the area. #hounews— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) December 1, 2017
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