Accident

Auto Ped Accident PR 17-08

Carissa Katekaru PR 17-08

Media Relations Coordinator/Public Information Officer

Phone: (817) 427-7076

E-Mail: ckatekaru@nrhtx.com

NEWS RELEASE                                                                       For Immediate Release

On Monday April 10, 2017, at approximately 4:25 AM, officers were dispatched to the area of 7200 Rufe Snow Drive reference an auto-pedestrian accident.  Arriving officers observed a woman in the roadway with visible injuries.  The vehicle that had struck the woman was also on scene.  Medical personnel determined the female’s injuries required immediate transport via helicopter.

The evidence possibly suggests the woman entered the roadway when it was unsafe to do so and was struck by the vehicle. The investigation is still ongoing at this time, but there is nothing to suggest there will be any criminal charges related to the incident.

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & SnapChat! 

www.facebook.com/nrhpd     |     @NRHPD

Auto-Ped Accident – PR 17-07

 

North Richland Hills Police Department

4301 City Point Dr.

North Richland Hills, TX 76180

Carissa Katekaru                                                 PR 17-07

Media Relations Coordinator/Public Information Officer

Phone: (817) 427-7076

E-Mail: ckatekaru@nrhtx.com

NEWS RELEASE                For Immediate Release

On Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:12 pm, officers were dispatched to the east bound managed toll lanes of 820 at Rufe Snow Drive reference an auto-pedestrian accident. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased subject who had been struck by a four door sedan.

For a short period of time, both east bound managed toll lanes, and general lanes of Loop 820 were closed to secure the scene. During the course of the investigation, the managed toll lanes of east bound Loop 820 were closed until approximately 3:50 pm from Highway 35 to Precinct Line Rd.

Witnesses reported seeing a female climb over the side of the Rufe Snow Dr bridge and hang for a short period of time, before falling in to oncoming east bound traffic. At this point in the investigation, suicide is probable. Drug or alcohol impairment was not reported to be a factor with the driver of the sedan, and no charges are expected to be filed.

The victim is a 58 year old white female from North Richland Hills.

 

17362520_1913168932250455_2215228765676596921_n

 

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & SnapChat! 

www.facebook.com/nrhpd     |     @NRHPD

Fatality Accident 12.24.16

Press Release                            For Immediate Release

Investigator K. Bauman | Public Information Officer | 817-427-7014

On December 24, 2016 at approximately 2:26 PM, emergency personnel responded to a motor vehicle crash at Mid Cities Boulevard and Smithfield Road. The initial investigation indicates a black 1934 Ford 2 door was traveling eastbound 7900 block Mid Cities Boulevard. A second vehicle, 2008 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling in the same direction, attempting to pass in the left lane. For an unknown reason, the Ford lost control and struck the motorcycle. The two vehicles collided and the motorcyclist did not survive his injuries.

The driver of the Ford 2 door, a 63 year old male from North Richland Hills Texas was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, and the name of the deceased is being withheld until the family can be notified.

image1

Fatality Accident Press Release 12.13.16

Investigator K. Bauman
Public Information Officer
Phone:(817) 427-7014
E-Mail: kbauman@nrhtx.com

Press Release For Immediate Release

On December 13, 2016 at approximately 6:13 PM, emergency personnel responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 8000 block Boulevard 26. The initial investigation indicates a 2016 Chevy Cruz was traveling eastbound Birchwood Drive attempting to cross Boulevard 26. As the vehicle crossed into the northbound lanes of traffic, it was struck by a Ford F150. The Chevy Cruz came to rest on the east side of the roadway and became engulfed in flames. The impact caused the Ford F150 to continue travelling into the southbound lanes of traffic, striking a black Lexus 4 door that was stopped due to heavy traffic.
Two occupants of the Chevy Cruz were able to escape from the vehicle and were transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital. A third occupant sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Ford F150 (male, 31 years of age, of Colleyville) and the Lexus (male, 26 years of age, of Fort Worth) were uninjured.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation and the name of the deceased is being withheld until family has been notified.

8000-boulevard-26

Fatality Accident Press Release 12.10.16

Official Press Release reference fatality accident:

Investigator K. Bauman Public Information Officer

Phone:(817) 427-7014

E-Mail: kbauman@nrhtx.com

 

Press Release For Immediate Release

On December 10, 2016 at approximately 9:00 PM, emergency personnel responded to a motor vehicle crash at Davis Boulevard and Emerald Hills Way. The initial investigation indicates a GMC Sierra pickup was traveling northbound Davis Boulevard approaching Emerald Hills Way. A second vehicle, Jeep Wrangler was southbound attempting to turn left onto Emerald Hills Way. The two vehicles collided in the intersection, and the driver of the Jeep was ejected from his vehicle and did not survive his injuries.

The two occupants of the GMC Sierra, a 25 year old male and a 62 year old male both from North Richland Hills Texas were transported to an area hospital by ground ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, and the name of the deceased is being withheld until family notifications have been made.

fatality-crash-2016-1