53-Year-Old Leon Ledet, Jr. Arrested For Hit-And-Run Crash In Northeast Houston (Houston, TX)

Houston Police Department arrested a driver following a deadly hit-and-run crash in Northeast Houston.

The three-vehicle crash occurred in the 10700 block of Homestead Road Sunday. The suspect was identified as Leon Ledet, Jr., 53, who was charged with DUI. 

As Ledet approached the red light at Little York, he hit two Nissan Jukes and a Kia Sportage that was stopped at the intersection.

The 48-year-old Nissan driver was transported to a hospital where he later died because of his injuries Tuesday. 

Ledet fled the scene after the crash but was located with the help of witnesses. 

The Kia driver and the passenger were taken to the hospital in stable condition. 

August 11, 2022

Source: Fox 26 Houston

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