Suspected drunk driver causes wrong-way crash on Roosevelt Avenue

SAPD: Driver facing second DWI, charged with intoxication assault; Passenger in other vehicle suffers broken arm

Author: Jenna Hiller, Reporter,
Published On: Oct 31 2012 08:37:36 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2012 09:18:44 AM CDT
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San Antonio police believe a man was drunk when he drove the wrong-way in the 4800 block of Roosevelt Avenue, and crashed head-on into another vehicle.

Officers responded to the South Side accident around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

San Antonio police said a 29-year-old man was driving a white minivan southbound in the northbound lanes of Roosevelt when he struck a car carrying three people, including a child.  

Only one person suffered injuries. A woman was taken to the hospital with a broken arm.

The driver who police believe caused the accident is facing a second DWI, and will be charged with intoxication assault, San Antonio police said.

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