Houston, TX – UPDATE: Enrique Vazquez ID’d As Victim Of Beverly Hill Street Crash
Houston, TX (August 21, 2019) – At approximately 4:20 p.m. on August 15, the Houston Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident near 6061 Beverly Hill Street.
Reports from the Houston Police Department indicate that a male was walking his dogs in the area near Fountain View when he was struck by a motor vehicle. The man, who was later identified as 47-year-old Enrique Vazquez, and one of his dogs were killed in the collision.
The driver of the vehicle was found to be a 12-year-old girl. At the scene of the incident, the 12-year-old indicated that her father allowed her to drive as part of a driving lesson.
The father, who was identified as Tomas Mejia, was subsequently arrested for criminally negligent homicide.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Enrique Vazquez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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