Woman Killed in Houston, TX, DWI Accident on FM 1960
Houston, TX -- January 26, 2017, a woman was killed as the result of an accident where an allegedly intoxicated driver struck her vehicle on FM 1960.
The Houston Police Department responded to the fatal head-on crash around midnight. According to their preliminary reports, the crash occurred near the intersection of FM 1960 and Farrell Road.
Investigators stated that a Chevy Silverado was traveling down FM 1960 with a female passenger. As they traveled, the pickup somehow crossed over into oncoming traffic lanes, causing it to enter the path of a Chevy Suburban.
The two vehicles collided head-on. As a result, the woman in the pickup suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Both the pickup driver and the driver of the suburban sustained minor injuries in the wreck.
Authorities say that they determined the driver of the pickup had drugs in his system at the time of the accident. He has been placed under arrest, and a charge of intoxication manslaughter is currently pending.
No further details have been released.
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