Houston Police Department

12/26/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/27/2023 14:08

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 4700 North Freeway

December 26, 2023- Houston police have arrested a suspect charged in the fatal crash that occurred at 4700 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) about 2:25 a.m. last Friday (December 22).

The suspect, Edwardo Delgado, 36, is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the 228th State District Court. A booking photo of Delgado is attached to this news release.

The identity of the female victim, 35, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant M. Sudduth and Officer J. Best reported:

Delgado was driving a silver Chevrolet Tahoe northbound on the freeway at the above address when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck a concrete barrier. The vehicle then struck a concrete pillar and rolled onto its side. The female passenger (victim) was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Delgado was transported to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for his role in the crash.