Head-on crash on Tidwell Road results in 1 death, 1 injury
HARRIS COUNTY, TX- On the morning of March 10th, a suspected drunk driver died after slamming head-on into a woman’s car on Tidwell Road, KHOU11 reports.
The driver who is suspected of having been intoxicated at the time had been speeding in his own lane before swerving into the opposing lanes.
@HCSO_VCD units are investigating a fatal crash at 18999 Tidwell Rd/John Ralston, involving two vehicles. One person has been confirmed deceased at the scene. Tidwell is shutdown btwn Ticonderoga & John Ralston. #HouNews #HouTraffic pic.twitter.com/duWtLTw2by
— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) March 10, 2023
Once he was driving against traffic, the man’s vehicle quickly crashed head-on with the vehicle of an unidentified female driver.
Neither driver involved in the accident was using their seatbelt. The at-fault driver died at the scene while the victim was left with serious injuries. No further indication has been given concerning how exactly the woman was injured.
Tidwell Road was closed down while law enforcement and first responders investigated the crash.
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