One Killed, Damian West Charged with Murder after Car Accident on Hempstead Road in Houston
Where: The accident occurred on Hempstead Road in Houston, Texas.
What Happened: A passenger vehicle allegedly struck another car while fleeing a police stop.
- Driver of passenger vehicle
- Damian West, driver of second passenger vehicle
- Driver of passenger vehicle, killed
On or about Friday, April 15th, 2022, a serious two-vehicle accident left one individual dead and resulted in murder charges for another. Spokespeople from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the accident was reported along Hempstead Road in Houston, Texas.
Authorities from the Houston Police Department said one as-of-yet unidentified individual was killed when their car was allegedly struck by another vehicle that ran a red light while evading a police stop along Hempstead Road. Emergency responders pronounced the driver of the car dead of their injuries a short time after the collision.
Officials have since identified the driver of the other vehicle as 21-year-old Damian West, who currently faces charges of felony murder and aggravated assault in connection with the accident.
According to Google Maps, the scene of the accident is a short distance from West Little York Road.
Police are still examining the cause of the accident.
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