Parking Garage Suicide: Man Fails To Drive To Death, Jumps Instead

Steel wires prevented the man from driving off the ledge
Steel wires prevented the man from driving off the ledge
Photos by Travis Hensley

A man tried to drive to his death from the heights of a parking garage downtown this morning, police said. When steel wires kept his car from going over the ledge, he opened the door and jumped.

The incident is still under investigation
The incident is still under investigation
The area around the garage, at Milam and Polk near Houston Police headquarters, was sealed off and 15 cop cars and two HFD units responded.

No one else was injured in the incident, and police say they are still investigating.


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