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Galveston Police Department
News Release
Saturday, February 10, 2018

One Confirmed Dead in Causeway Head-On Accident

On February 9th, 2018 at approximately 2:45 am, the Galveston Police Department received multiple calls in reference to a major accident involving two vehicles that occurred in the outbound lanes of the Galveston Causeway.

Upon arrival, Officers observed both a red Toyota Corolla and a gray Honda Element with severe front-end damage, generally indicative of a head-on collision.

The driver and only occupant of the Toyota Corolla, identified as a 21-year-old male and Houston resident, was entrapped inside of the vehicle with severe, life-threatening injuries. Galveston Fire Department arrived on scene and extracted the driver from the vehicle. He was then transported to the John Sealy Emergency Room by Galveston EMS where he was pronounced deceased upon his arrival. The identity of the driver is still not being released pending confirmed notification of next of kin.

The driver and only occupant of the Honda Element, identified as a 34-year-old female and Alvin resident, was also partially entrapped inside of the vehicle and had to be extracted by Galveston Fire Department personnel as well. The female was also transported to JSER with severe injuries and is still in critical condition.

Officers with the Galveston Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team and the Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded to begin investigating the collision.  The exact cause of the crash is still begin determined at this time.

If anyone has any information concerning this investigation, please contact the Galveston Police Department at (409) 765-3702 or Galveston Crime Stoppers at (409) 763-8477.

Remembering Jim Guidry

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