1 dead, 4 others injured after van loses control; goes into ditch on Highway 6 in Sugar Land


SUGAR LAND, Texas – The driver of a van which lost control and crashed into a ditch leading to one death has been charged with intoxication manslaughter.

The crash happened on Highway 6, between U.S. 90A and Imperial Blvd Saturday.

According to Sugar Land Public Information Officer Doug Adolph, a white van was traveling northbound on Highway 6 when the driver lost control and went into a ditch.

Adolph said there were five people inside the van. Three people sustained minor injuries while another was flown to a hospital. One person was dead at the scene.

According to Adolph, the driver was intoxicated at the time of the crash and has been charged.

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