• September 14, 2023

Officer, 1 Injured in Alleged Drunk Driver Accident in Dimmit County, TX

Dimmit County, TX — June 28, 2023, a Carrizo Springs man and another driver were injured after a car accident at around noon along U.S. Highway 277.

In statements from the authorities, it appears the crash happened at approximately 12:20 p.m. along U.S. Highway 277 in the area of mile marker 634.

Officer, 1 Injured in Alleged Drunk Driver Accident in Dimmit County, TX

According to officials, a 41-year-old Carrizo Springs man was in a Chevy Tahoe stopped at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint. While there, a Dodge Ram going eastbound swerved to avoid another vehicle stopped at the checkpoint. This resulted in the Dodge crashing through multiple objects off-road, then into the Tahoe.

As a result of the collision, both the Carrizo Springs man and the Dodge driver had injuries described as incapacitating. Current public statements allege that the Dodge driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. Charges were recommended but cannot be confirmed at this time.


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