It happened at 10:30 pm near Prospect Park Sports Bar and Kitchen in the 3100 block of Fountain View Drive Friday night.
The driver of the involved vehicle was spotted by police making donations in the parking lot when they tried to stop them, according to Houston police.
It was then that the driver got up and lost control, went into a ditch and struck three people, described by authorities as vets working outside the stadium.
The three young men were identified as 18-year-old Fnan Measho, 22-year-old Eric Orduna, and Nick Rodriguez.
“My son, these other poor families are crying like us for their sake,” Eric’s mother Rose said. “The police chase should not have happened. It shouldn’t have happened. So, now we have to bury my son and two other young boys. One of them was a friend of my son. The children are very nice, just nice. It just breaks my heart.”
Eric was the youngest of Rose’s three children and was described as kind, hardworking, and a car lover.
“He was always thinking of others, all the time,” Rose said. “His sister, his brother, his father. But I think he was always very focused on me because of my health, and right now, I can’t believe he’s gone.”
The Measho family said the former Bellaire High School track star worked to support her family. Measho was also studying Criminology at the University of Houston with the hope of becoming a police officer in order to protect the community in which he grew up.
The Measho and Orduna families have all set up financial therapists to help provide the buried with a proper rest.
“Our family, we suffered [a] loss and tragedy in the hands of others, “Eric Elizabeth’s sister said.” My message is just to love your family and stay together. Life is very short, and I am mourning the loss of my baby brother for the rest of my life. “
On Sunday night, Prospect Park only confirmed Rodriguez’s reputation. No other information about Rodriguez was available.
In addition to this confirmation, a representative from Prospect Park announced that the construction would be to unleash a balloon in honor of the victims on Monday, October 4 and 7 p.m.
Police did not release the names of the reckless driver and the driver in the vehicle, who were injured but survived the accident.
“Someone thought they didn’t want to get a ticket or go to jail,” said Sean Teare, a Harris County District Attorney General’s Office of Vehicular Crimes. “We’re talking about three people who have been working here for a while. They’ve been doing their job, coming back from parking lots to get more cars. This is as horrible as we’ve seen in a long time like searching or.” something like that. “
Prospect Park released the following statement on Saturday afternoon:
“On Friday, October 1, 2021, around 10:30, there was an accident near the home of Prospect Park South (3100 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057). A car on Fairdale Rd. The incident is being investigated by the Houston Police Department. Please keep the families of the three victims in mind and prayer.
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