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Man hit, killed while trying to cross freeway near downtown Houston

Traffic is diverted onto I-45 from I-10 near the iconic "Be Someone" bridge in Houston after a fatal crash July 22, 2019.
Traffic is diverted onto I-45 from I-10 near the iconic "Be Someone" bridge in Houston after a fatal crash July 22, 2019. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – A man was hit and killed Monday as he was trying to cross a freeway near downtown Houston.

The crash was reported at 4:39 a.m. on the eastbound side of Interstate 10 at Interstate 45.

Houston police said it appears the victim may have lived at a homeless camp near the scene of the crash.

The driver did not show signs of intoxication.

Traffic was diverted from I-10 was diverted onto I-45 for several hours while investigators were at the scene. The freeway has since reopened.


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