Gonzales Man, Woman Injured in Alleged Drunk Driver Accident in Travis County, TX
Travis County, TX — April 16, 2023, a Gonzales man and a woman were injured in an alleged drunk driver accident at 2:26 a.m. along U.S. Highway 183.
Travis County officials said in public statements that the crash happened at the intersection of U.S. Highway 183 and F.M. 973 (Clinger Road), which appears to be south of Austin near Mustang Ridge.
According to initial investigations, a 22-year-old Gonzales man and a 23-year-old woman were in a Toyota Corolla said to be going southbound on the highway. Their vehicle came to a stop at the F.M. 973 intersection due to a red light. While there, it appears a Ford F-150 crashed into the back of their vehicle.
As a result of the collision, both the Gonzales man and the woman in the Toyota appeared to have incapacitating injuries. The driver of the Ford reportedly had no injuries. Details at this time claim that driver had been drinking, and records show there was a .118 BAC test result from that driver following the accident. Right now, additional details are unavailable.