Miguel Lopez Aguirre Killed in Alleged Intoxicated Driving Accident in Houston, TX
Houston, TX — July 22, 2023, Miguel Lopez Aguirre was killed as the result of an alleged intoxicated driver accident at around 2:15 a.m. along Loop 610 S.
According to Harris County and Houston Police officials, the crash took place along the 2500 block of West Loop 610 South early Saturday morning.
Initial details about the accident show that 48-year-old Miguel Lopez Aguirre was riding in a Toyota Tacoma that was going southbound along the freeway. At the Eastex ramp, it appears that pickup came to a stop along the shoulder. While there, police say a Ford Mustang crashed into the Tacoma, then hit Lopez Aguirre, who had apparently exited the pickup to fix a flat tire.
As a result of the collision, Lopez Aguirre sustained injuries that ultimately proved fatal. It appears one person in the Tacoma had injuries described as minor. The driver of the Mustang is currently accused of being intoxicated at the time of the crash. That driver faces a charge for intoxication manslaughter. No further information is available as investigations are ongoing.