HARRIS COUNTY, TX — A man was fatally injured late Tuesday night when he was struck by a suspected DUI driver while crossing a roadway near north Cloverleaf, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
The incident occurred in the 15300 block of Wallisville Road, near a large shopping center, at around 11:30 p.m.
Authorities said a man was driving a 2020 Toyota C-HR westbound on the road when he hit the pedestrian, who had failed to yield to the driver’s right of way while crossing the road.
Medics rushed the victim to Bayshore Hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Responding officers observed the driver showing signs of intoxication. He was subjected to a blood draw and was later arrested. He now faces a charge of Driving While Intoxicated.
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