The driver was traveling the wrong way on interstate. A texas woman had a whopping 21 drinks before she drove the wrong way down a highway and caused a crash that killed two people last year, prosecutors said this week. The wrong way driver, identified as 26yearold brittini kressin, kept going down the freeway until she arrived near washington avenue where she finally stopped. Salado, texas one driver is dead and another is hospitalized after a wrongway crash on interstate 35 on monday night. What happened authorities have not released the name of the 57yearold woman that was killed, or the 17yearold girl that was hurt in a wrongway accident in bexar county, tx on january 26th, 2016. Apr 24, 2018 wrong way driver causes fatal crash on dallas highway. Offduty houston officer killed in wrongway crash on i10. Schertz, texas seven passengers and the drivers of two vehicles were taken to san antonio hospitals after a wrongway crash early. Marietta, ok a man oklahoma highway patrol described as delirious was found driving south in the northbound lanes of i35. That police car had been stopped in an effort to get the driver to pull over. Police identified guillermo suarez, 31, as the driver of the wrongway vehicle. The wrong way driver kept going and collided headon with a white dodge charger.
The other driver, 21yearold elijiah fountain, died as a result of the collision. The driver of the honda civic from the crash has been identified as katherine s. Austin police catch wrongway driver traveling on mopac. Police drove alongside mcclintok to try to get him to. Marshal jonathan paul jones, 40, was driving the wrong way down 1604 and crashed into a small sedan. According to police, a driver in a black truck, later identified as deputy u. I narrowly avoided a head on collision, and somehow everyone else did too. Salado, texas one driver is dead and another is hospitalized after a wrong way crash on interstate 35 on monday night. Man risks his life to save 94yearold motorist driving.
The wrong way driver then continued to i35 w and hidden creek in burleson, where she drove into a police cars door. Oct 05, 2016 new braunfels, texas kxan an austin woman is in critical condition after driving the wrongway on interstate 35 and crashing into a semi truck in new braunfels, wednesday morning. San antonio police officials reported that calls came in around 9. Oct 18, 2019 a man who died in a crash after going the wrong way on interstate 35 south last month has been identified as 24yearold carlos asteven alvarezrecarte, austin police said. Wrongway driver killed on i10 identified as hpd officer.
Jun 30, 2019 oklahoma city an alleged drunk driver is believed to have caused a headon crash with a semi, while going down the wrong way on the interstate, in southeast oklahoma city. A wrongway driver was killed in a crash on i35w in fort worth, texas on friday morning, and a passenger in the car was airlifted to a hospital. Police officer stephanie ann brown, san antonio police. Alleged drunk driver charged in deadly wrongway crash. Woolard is facing a charge of murder, felon in possession of a firearm and evading arrest. That was just one of 991 wrong way crashes in texas in 2014. Texas state student gets 40 years for i35 wrongway crash that. A headon collision involving a wrong way driver shut down interstate 35 north friday morning. Wrong way crash shuts down nb i635 in garland published january 30, 2016 updated on january 30, 2016 at 9. Man who died in headon i35 crash was driving the wrong way. The victim who died was identified as antwon wallace, 36. Choose from 95 different sets of texas dps flashcards on quizlet. Austintravis county ems says the accident happened just after 3.
Austin, texas two people were taken to a hospital in critical condition. The blame lies on the drunk driving person but the policy did create a lot of drunk driving down 35. Videos on the internet show the terrifying results like one of a white suv flying down a florida highway the. Jan 26, 2016 wrong way vehicle struck another car headon while driving down the interstate. He is charged with driving while intoxicated and intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle, nbc 5 reports.
An ongoing problem in houston elizabeth nichols arrest is the second wrong way, suspected drunk driving arrest to happen on a major roadway in less than a week. Intoxicated santiago gonzalez, age 21, drove the wrongway down i35 at 7. A wrong way driver died after being hit by an 18wheeler on the north freeway early monday, according to the harris county sheriffs office. The man was driving the wrong way on the highway when he. A man was killed early tuesday morning when a wrong way driver crashed headon into his car along the grand parkway in fort bend county. Wrongway driver austin cedar park,texas, highway183 youtube. Police say he was under the influence of alcohol at the time with a bac of. Wrongway driving wwd colloquially also called ghost driving is the act of driving a motor vehicle against the direction of traffic. Wrongway driver injures one, damages cars in i35w chase. An elderly texas woman, who said she was late for a hair appointment, was found speeding down a highway in the wrong direction and may have been killed if not for a good samaritan who put his own life on the line in a bid to stop her thomas prado, a delivery driver, was stunned when he spotted the 94yearold motorist on a highway in texas driving at speeds of more than 55 miles per.
People walk at the sedona ranch complex on the north side after four. May 14, 2019 austin police have identified a 21yearold man who was killed early sunday after driving the wrong way down interstate 35 in north austin and crashing into another vehicle. Austin, texas two people were taken to a hospital in critical condition sunday morning after a wrong way crash on i 35. Suspected drunk driver on wrong side of highway causes four cars. Sep 12, 2017 san antonio, tx september 11, 2017, one person was killed and another was seriously injured due to an accident caused by a wrong way driver. Dashcam video shows car driving wrong way on highway 99. Officer brown had served with the san antonio police department for three years. Wrongway crash leaves austin driver in critical condition. Wrong way driver on i35 in bell county causes fatal crash. Initiative lowers wrongway signs along dallas north. The crash in richardson killed both the wrong way driver and the driver of the vehicle hit.
Woman arrested after damaging a vehicle in a drivethru of a whataburger. Nov 24, 2012 a wrong way motorist who police suspected was driving drunk was blamed friday morning for causing a threevehicle collision that sent a car rolling off interstate 35. He was in the uturn already when the drunk driver entered and hit him. Police said that a woman in a black suv pulled onto the highway going the wrong way at about 6. Deputies stopped the driver and arrested him for possible driving while. Wrongway driver causes deadly crash in denton nbc 5 dallas. Man killed in headon crash with wrongway driver during high. Efforts targeting wrongway driving paying off san antonio. Armando ortiz, 28, was killed when a pickup truck going the wrongway crashed headon with ortizs car around 4. It can occur on either oneor two way roads, as well as in parking lots and parking garages, and may be due to driver inattention or impairment, or because of insufficient or confusing road markings or signage, or a driver from a righthand traffic country. Lubbock, texas video of a 94yearold woman driving the wrong way down a texas highway is gaining traction on social media. Man killed in headon crash with wrongway driver during. In 2009, a minivan was speeding recklessly down the taconic state parkway. Drunk driver causes fatal wreck on fathers day texas car.
With these signs, were going to be able to get their attention. North texas tollway authority released traffic cam video of the deadly wrongway. Houston a crash that shut down interstate 10 west near sealy claimed the life of a houston police officer, who officials say was driving the wrong way on. Dashcam video shows car driving wrong way on highway 99 before crash it was a close call for drivers in delta after a car was seen driving down the wrong. Surveillance video from a nearby business on interstate 35 shows when the wrong way driver crashed into a minivan carrying six people the morning of friday, feb.
A williamson county grand jury indicted john walker. Driving down the wrong side of the street lands dwi charges. San antonio, tx 6 injured in collision on i35 rasansky. Wrong way drunken driver kills four in texas law firm newswire. Wrongway driver killed in crash on i35w in fort worth, police say.
Drinking and driving can lead drivers to engage in especially dangerous activity, such as speeding, erratically changing lanes, and driving the wrong way down streets or highways. This is the bizarre moment a motorist caught driving the wrong way down the a55 is forced to turn around by another driver who stops in the road. One killed, another injured in wrongway i35 collision. Jan 16, 2017 armando ortiz, 28, was killed when a pickup truck going the wrong way crashed headon with ortizs car around 4. After receiving several emergency calls, police were able to locate the wrong way driver on the. If you are in need of legal representation in texas, check out a san antonio law firm. A passenger in the charger, wallace, died at the scene. I am still pretty shaken up, but i was wondering if anyone else was there too. Its the second wrong way crash in the greater houston area in less than 24 hours.
A man who died in a crash after going the wrong way on interstate 35. Mar 18, 2020 san antonio, tx march 18, 2020 a family was seriously injured in an early morning collision involving a wrongway driver. Police said a wrongway driver was traveling northbound on the southbound lanes of i35 at about 3. Texas investing in wrongway driving warning system improv. He said that molinares is still in texas, but would not comment on his. Police identify 21yearold wrongway driver killed on i35. Wrong way driver on i35 in bell county causes fatal crash and shuts down highway. The name of the dead person, who was the one going the wrong way, was not immediately released. Alvarez recarte was driving a silver 2004 dodge durango on sept. Texas woman has 21 drinks before causing wrongway crash. Austin one man is dead after a wrong way crash on interstate 35 early sunday morning. Alleged drunk driver taken to jail following wrongway, head. The young man died at the scene while the young woman driving the other car and her female passenger were both taken to hospitals for very serious injuries. Wrongway driver crashes into 2 vehicles on hwy 59, then.
Feb 21, 2019 belton, texas kwtx a central texas man who died in a headon crash monday night on interstate 35 was driving the wrong way on the highway, police say. Wrongway driver on i35 accused of murder in motorcyclists. He caused a fourcar pileup where one innocent driver, maria vasquez was killed. Austin police responded to the crash in the 1 block of i35 north around 4 a. Drunk driver caught on video driving the wrong way down a freeway before crashing and killing motherofone, 23. The man accused of driving the wrong way along interstate 35 and killing four people when he crashed into a van near kyle has been charged with four counts of manslaughter. I was driving southbound on 35 this morning around 9ish somewhere between parmer lane and 290, and there was a driver going the wrong way down the center lane. Texas state student gets 40 years for i35 wrongway crash that killed 4 we can all play a role in keeping those numbers down this holiday season. All southbound lanes at exit 286 near salado reopened around 2. Young mother killed after drunk driver speeds down texas. Wrong way driver causes fatal crash on dallas highway. Seconds later, a 911 call advised police there had been a collision. For more information on wrong way drivers, you can read some of my prior posts on the problem. Friday as a woman drove west in the eastbound lanes of i 30.
After wrongway driver crash in richardsona person sped 11 miles driving. Duncanville, texas the mother of a bab boy was killed when her vehicle was hit headon by a drunken man driving the wrong way down a busy interstate highway, reports say. The covid19 pandemic is ongoing, but texas and other states have. Driver of vehicle going wrong way on interstate 20, identified as guillermo suarez, charged with driving while intoxicated and intoxication. Theres an investigation underway to see if the driver. How to avoid a collision with a wrongway driver youtube. Reports identified the drivers involved in the crash.
Two recovering in hospital following wrong way crash on i35 fox. A passenger was killed in a crash involving a wrong way driver on i45 at rankin around 2 a. This wrongway crash was caused by a suspected drunken driver speeding south in the northbound lane of i35 texas. Wrongway driver crashes on i35 in dallas a man from north richland hills is dead after his car collided with a tractortrailer around 4. Two recovering in hospital following wrong way crash on i35.
Surveillance camera captures deadly i35 wrongway crash. A man has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter after deadly car crash. Driven by 36year old diane schuler, the minivan struck, head on, an suv carrying a family. A headon collision involving a wrongway driver shut down interstate 35 north friday morning. How do we know that most wrong way drivers are drunk. Wrongway motorist charged in wake of 3car crash on i35. The officer was unable to catch the woman but did see the driver driving on both shoulders and main lane of traffic. Thats why i felt it necessary to take a moment and track down the a solid answer for how we know that most wrongway drivers are intoxicated. One of the motorists was driving north on southbound i. Multiple 911 calls were made and an officer was dispatched. Actually the 2am bar close is so fucking antiquated. The man accused of driving the wrong way along interstate 35 and.
Texas dps trooper hit headon by suspected drunk driver on. The damage was done to the right front bumper head on. Apr 02, 2015 waxahachie, tx a woman was driving the wrong way along i35 and caused a major accident down in waxahachie this past wednesday afternoon, april 1, 2015. On thursday, fox san antonio reported that around 2. Police say a driver was going the wrong direction on the highway, before crashing into another vehicle. Austin police say the car was going south on the northbound side of the. Donna davila hadnt previously thought much about wrong way drivers, i now realize it can happen to anyoneanybody, she said.
Wrong way driver causes deadly crash along i20 nbc 5. Preliminary reports surrounding the incident find that a drunk driver was. May 04, 20 officer hinojosa said its too early to know if alcohol was a factor in the driver going the wrong way on i35 w. Wrongway driver charged with dwi after nearly hitting. Its only when we arm ourselves with accurate facts, that we can discuss the serious topic of fatal wrongway driving with clarity and purpose. According to san antonio police, the driver of a white pickup truck was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of interstate 35 when he crashed headon with an oncoming car near walzem road. Man risks his life to save 94yearold motorist driving wrong way on texas. Man killed in i35 collision with wrongway driver identified. Wallaces cousin shandon bell was the driver of the charger. Wrongway crash on i35 kills 1 driver, hospitalizes another. The wrongway driver never hit any vehicles, but it. At the time of the crash, molinares was driving the wrong way in the. The harris county sheriffs office identified the wrongway driver as fernando lopez, 23.
The suspect has been identified as joseph william woolard, 36. Apr 22, 2018 the wrong way driver, identified as guillermo suarez, is charged with driving while intoxicated and intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle, online records show. If this new wrongway driver detection works as well as is hoped, the texas department of transportation will install another detection system along interstate 35, between u. Wrong way driver killed in crash with semi on highway 287 in midlothianpolice in midlothian are investigating after a driver going the wrong direction caused a deadly crash along state highway 287. Frighteningly, incidents of wrong way driving in texas are more prevalent than one might think.
Houston, texas ktrk a wrong way driver crashed into two vehicles on the southwest freeway, then took off, police say. A 26yearold man was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after a red car he was driving struck a texas dps vehicle headon. Wrong way crash shuts down nb i635 in garland nbc 5. A driver coming straight at you the wrong way on a highway is a frightening experience. She was transported to university hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. Kyle police initially received a call about a wrong way driver traveling south in the northbound lanes on i 35, and another call quickly came in after that informing them of the honda civics collision into the minivan. Thomas prado, a delivery driver, was shocked to find the elderly motorist driving at 55 mph in the wrong direction.
A texas man admits his method probably wasnt the safest nor smartest, but hes glad he was able to chase down a 94yearold woman driving the wrong way down a west texas highway. Mar 15, 2011 as she responded to the call a man driving the wrong way on i 35, near mccullough avenue, struck her patrol car headon. A few minutes later, they received word of a collision near the weidner road exit. Aug 19, 2015 the young man who died was driving his car south on i 35 that morning when he collided with a wrong way driver that was headed north into oncoming traffic. Wrong way drivers causing too many fatalities wrong way i35.
Austin police id driver who died from injuries in wrongway crash on. Houston, texas ktrk a wrong way driver has been charged after several nearmisses with other drivers on the north freeway overnight. Police say a suspected drunk driver is responsible for sending a family of six to the hospital. I35 wrongway driver who killed motorcyclist faces murder. Austin, texas 262020 my boyfriend was hit by a drunk driver that was driving down the wrong way on the feeder road. Wrong way driver sends family of six to hospital following. Dramatic cell phone footage of the moments leading up to and after the crash show a dark suv driving the wrong way on interstate near duncanville, texas, sunday. The names of the victims have not yet been released to the public. Jan 20, 2018 driver against the traffic on frontage road on highway 183 in cedar park, texas austin, tx. The accident had i35e closed for more than three hours on fathers day as the scene was cleared. Feb 23, 2016 in the early morning of friday, february 19, four people were killed when their minivan was hit by a wrong way driver on interstate 35. Austin police id driver who died from injuries in wrongway.805 722 1438 472 1487 1140 642 1199 508 783 1043 853 85 120 36 166 290 925 424 743 465 95 594 1524 529 1026 1361 245 1076 1116 881 18 601 277 1413 827 160 202