San Antonio, TX — February 16, 2017, Robert Mackel was arrested following an accident where he crashed into a bar, injuring his mother.
The San Antonio Police Department responded to an emergency call at the Make My Day Lounge, located at 12114 Nacogdoches Road, around 3:45 p.m.
According to preliminary information, 53-year-old Mackel was driving a black Mazda when the vehicle lost control and crashed into the side of the bar. When police arrived, Mackel’s mother claimed that the brakes failed in the vehicle. However, investigators determined that Mackel was intoxicated at the time of the accident.
Mackel’s mother, in her 70s, sustained unspecified injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Mackel was placed under arrest and now faces a felony DWI charge.
Authorities have not released any further information regarding the incident as investigations continue.
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