Man crossing Highway 249 struck by pickup, dies


According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, “On Friday, March 19, 2021 at approximately 2152 hours, a black pickup, unknown make or model was traveling southbound on the 14700 block of SH-249 in the #2 lane.

“The complainant, Jesus Sanchez was walking across the SH-249 from east to west. Sanchez was struck by the black pickup as he crossed the southbound lanes. Sanchez was transported by Harris County Emergency Corp to HCA Houston Northwest in critical condition. Sanchez was pronounced deceased at 0313 hours by Dr. K. Ubesie while being treated at the hospital. The black pickup failed to stop and render aid and left the scene without providing any information.

“This case is under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office-Vehicular Crimes Division.”

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