San Antonio, TX – Update: Carlos Perez Identified As Driver In Injury Crash On Roosevelt Ave
San Antonio, TX (July 9, 2019) – Local police officials have identified the driver involved in a deadly vehicle collision that took the lives of a mother and her two children on Sunday evening, July 7th.
Authorities responded to the incident around 8:00 p.m at the 2700 block of Roosevelt Ave. According to reports, the driver of a green Ford Explorer, now identified as Carlos Perez, lost control of his vehicle while traveling westbound on Roosevelt Ave. Perez crashed into a silver Nissan in the eastbound lane.
Officials claim that the driver of the Nissan also lost control of her vehicle upon seeing Perez coming towards her. She attempted to avoid the crash but was unable to do so.
Both the mother and her son sustained serious injuries while her daughter was in critical condition. All three were taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center for immediate medical treatment.
It is suspected that Perez was intoxicated at the time of the accident. As toxicology reports confirmed the intoxication suspicion, Perez was charged with Intoxication, Assault, and Retaliation.
The crash is still under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
DUI Accidents in San Antonio
Across the city, there were 1,809 accidents caused by people under the influence in San Antonio in 2016.
Drunk drivers are unable to react to hazards on the road and are at a greater risk of injuring others when they are behind the wheel.
At the Benton Law Firm, our Texas drunk driving lawyers are dedicated to helping victims recover after being injured in a crash by a drunk driver.
If you or a loved one has been harmed by an intoxicated driver, contact us at (214) 771-9365 to see how we can help you.
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