On Friday, April 24, 2020, around 12:00 noon, Cleveland Police Department E911 dispatchers received an emergency call in reference to a motor vehicle accident on South Washington Ave. just south of River Street in the northbound main lanes. The caller reported, “that the female driver identified as Annabelle Alvarado, 42, of Splendora was entrapped inside of her pick-up truck that had been broadsided by a large dump truck”.
Alvarado had pulled out of the driveway from the Agave Restaurant parking lot onto South Washington Ave.and into the path of the dump truck that was traveling north on S. Washington Ave. Cleveland Fire Department and Rescue were dispatched to the scene and was able to extricate the female from the wreckage. She was to be flown by air ambulance but was not stable enough to be flown. She was taken by EMS to the local HCA-Houston Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The dump truck driver was not injured.