It is with great sadness that we report an Officer with the Pearland Police Department named Endy Ekpanya has passed away as the result of a motor vehicle accident this morning.
The Pearland Police Department posted the following notice on their Facebook page:
On June 12, 2016 at approximately 0315 hours the Pearland Police Department was notified of a major accident involving a Pearland Police vehicle at the intersection of 2500 E. Broadway and Liberty. Officers arrived and found two vehicles involved in a catastrophic crash.The marked Pearland Police vehicle sustained major damage and the officer was pinned inside.
Pearland Fire extracted the officer and he was then air lifted to Memorial Herman Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Officer Endy Ekpanya had been with the department since 2015.
The second party involved in the crash was also transported to Memorial Herman with non-life threatening injuries.
The Pearland Police Department is working closely with the Texas Department of Public Safety in the ongoing investigation.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Endy Ekpa