Two Injured in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident on S. Jackson Road in Hidalgo County, TX
Hidalgo County, TX — August 28, 2023, two people were injured by an alleged drunk driver around 2:07 a.m. on S. Jackson Road in Hidalgo County.
According to sources, the two victims (a mother and son) were driving on S. Jackson Road in a Toyota 4Runner when their vehicle was allegedly struck by a GMC Sierra that was on W. Wisconsin Road. The GMC reportedly failed to stop and fled the crash site. A witness reportedly told authorities that the GMC Sierra had run a red light.
The two victims were purportedly transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
The suspect in the GMC was reportedly located later with slurred speech, an order of alcohol around him, and glossy eyes.
Police recommended charging the GMC driver with intoxicated assault and failure to stop and render aid.
There are no further updates at this time.