March 16, 2020, marked a deadly night in the Houston-area resulting in three fatal hit-and-run crashes. A man pushing a bicycle was hit and killed at West FM 1960 near Humble. Authorities say the driver of a Chevrolet truck was speeding when he hit the victim, dragging him underneath and driving away. A constable patrolling the area chased down the driver, who was taken to jail. According to officials, the suspect showed signs of intoxication. The suspect was charged with DWI with a child passenger and failure to stop and render aid resulting in death.
In west Houston, a woman was hit by a driver near S. Kirkwood. Police say the driver told them he had the green light when the woman jumped in front of him. The driver stopped, checked on the woman, called 911 and left after he was told police were coming. His boss told him to return to the scene, where he was arrested. The woman was transported to the hospital, where she died.
In southwest Houston, a woman was crossing Beechnut near S. Gessner when she was hit and killed by a Toyota Camry. Police say preliminary information shows she was not in a marked crosswalk. That driver also left the scene.
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