Deputy injured in DWI crash urges good Samaritans to check on at-fault driver before losing consciousness, authorities say
A deputy who was injured in a crash caused by a suspected drunk driver told good Samaritans who arrived at the scene to help the driver of the other vehicle rather than checking on him, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
2 people hospitalized after struck by intoxicated driver while walking in SE Harris County neighborhood, Precinct 2 deputies say
Charges have been filed against an intoxicated driver who struck two elderly people who were walking in a southeast Harris County neighborhood, according to Precinct 2 Constable’s Office.
Accused drunk driver arrested after woman fatally struck near Uptown, police say
HOUSTON – A woman accused of driving while intoxicated is in custody after a deadly accident Friday, police said. Police said the victim, a woman, was crossing Westheimer near Stoney Brook just after 1 a.m. when she was hit. The victim, who investigators said was not in a crosswalk area, died at the scene. Officers said the driver was arrested after failing her sobriety test.
Mother charged with intoxication assault after fiery crash is a repeated offender: Court documents
HOUSTON A magistrate judge reviewed a case Monday morning involving a mother accused of driving while intoxicated and causing a fiery crash that severely burned her son. Court officials said the six-year-old will likely die and the mother was given a $75,000 bond. Authorities said early Saturday morning 28-year-old Erika Long was caused a single-vehicle crash along the Grand Parkway in Spring. The six-year-old boy taken to UTMB via Life Flight while his mother was taken to a local hospital in stable condition. Teare said Long has been charged twice before in connection to her six-year-old son.