1 person dead, 2 injured in possible DUI crash on Chimney Rock Rd

Posted on Sunday, September 19th, 2021 at 1:05 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – One person is dead and another two were injured in a crash possibly related to drunk driving on Chimney Rock Road in southwest Houston early this morning, according to KHOU.

The crash happened at about 3 a.m. in the 11800 block of Chimney Rock Road, near Gasmer Drive, when an allegedly drunk driver is said to have run a red traffic light. Then, their vehicle crashed into another driver going through the intersection.

A passenger in the at-fault vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two occupants of the struck vehicle were taken to the hospital for the treatment of severe injuries, which they are expected to survive.

The suspected drunk driver may be facing intoxication manslaughter charges in connection with the crash and was taken into police custody.

The crash remains under investigation.

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