One dead, multiple injured in alleged drunk driving crash on SW Fwy
Posted on Monday, June 22nd, 2020 at 3:29 am
HOUSTON, TX – One person died and multiple others were injured Saturday as a result of two crashes on Southwest Freeway that are suspected to be related to alcohol, according to a report by KHOU.
The incident began around 2:30 a.m. when a Ford Mustang and a white Ford Expedition were involved in a minor accident in the middle lane of Southwest Freeway, near Beechnut.
The drivers of the Mustang and Expedition went to exchange contact information when a Nissan Altima collided with the vehicles from behind, setting the Mustang on fire.
One of the passengers in the Nissan died at the scene of the accident. Another passenger and the driver of the vehicle, who was allegedly intoxicated and returning from a club to celebrate a 20th birthday party, were sent to the hospital for their injuries.
The driver of the Mustang was arrested for DWI.
The Expedition’s driver was not intoxicated and was unharmed in the accident.
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