36-year-old woman killed in Houston crash; Suspected drunken driver in hospital now charged
HOUSTON – A suspected drunken driver is now charged in a crash on Sunday that killed a 36-year-old woman who rode in the vehicle with him, police said Monday. Eliud Isael Martinez Sanchez, 35, is charged with intoxication manslaughter after the crash at 6000 Glen Lee Drive on Sunday around 5:45 a.m.Police said in a news release that Sanchez was driving a gray GMC Yukon westbound when he failed to drive in a single lane and drove into a ditch. The GMC then struck the driveway of a residence, causing the truck to flip onto the driver’s side. The woman – who has not been identified -- died at the scene. Police said Sanchez is now being treated at an area hospital with serious injuries.
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.