• September 07, 2023

Pedestrian Injured in Alleged Drunk Driver Accident on Piedras Street in El Paso, TX

El Paso, TX — July 7, 2023, a pedestrian was injured as the result of an alleged drunk driving accident at 4:31 p.m. along North Piedras Street.

Authorities said in their statements that the incident took place at the intersection of North Piedras Street and Gateway Boulevard East.

Pedestrian Injured in Alleged Drunk Driver Accident on Piedras Street in El Paso, TX

Investigations from officials say that a 66-year-old woman was walking at the time and was reportedly walking northbound across Gateway Boulevard in a marked crosswalk. While doing so, authorities allege that a southbound Toyota 4Runner turned left from the improper lane, then struck the pedestrian.

As a result of the collision, the woman sustained incapacitating injuries. There were no other reported injuries. Most recent available information lists a .20 BAC test result for the driver involved. It's unclear at this time if any official charges were filed.


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