A baby died early Sunday in a southwest Houston crash involving a suspected intoxicated driver, in response to the Houston Police Department.
At roughly 2:30 a.m., officers had been dispatched to the 5900 block of Southwest Freeway in reference to the crash.
Police stated a silver BMW and a maroon Nissan collided on the intersection of the Southwest Freeway service street and Fountain View Drive. The impression prompted the Nissan to roll over. Investigators stated they think the BMW ran a purple mild on the intersection and struck the Nissan, stated Chuck Cornelius, an investigator with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office Vehicular Crimes Division.
A person and his younger son, described by police as 5 to 6 years previous, had been the occupants in the Nissan. The youngster was severely injured in the crash and was transported to an space hospital the place he was later pronounced lifeless, police stated.
Cornelius stated a bunch of residents who witnessed the crash and stopped to help detained the BMW driver, who had tried to flee the scene on foot.
The BMW driver sustained some accidents in the crash and was additionally transported to an space hospital.
Investigators stated the BMW driver confirmed “obvious signs of intoxication” on the scene and might be charged with Intoxication manslaughter, Intoxication assault and failure to cease and render help.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
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