HPD: Driver charged in alcohol-related crash that killed passenger


HOUSTON – Charges have been filed a suspect who police say was driving drunk when he caused an accident that killed a 23-year-old man.

Sesar Ramon Chacon, 25, is charged with intoxication manslaughter.

The fatal accident happened around 3:40 p.m. Monday.

According to Houston police, Chacon was driving a tan Honda Accord northbound on Sweetwater Lane at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the car.

The car veered off the roadway and crashed into a fence, killing the passenger on impact.

Chacon was transported to Ben Taub Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and found to be intoxicated, police say.