Driver charged with intoxication assault with a motor vehicle in two car accident
POSTED: Monday, June 23, 2014 - 11:59am
UPDATED: Monday, June 23, 2014 - 3:59pm
BROWNSVILLE, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Brownsville police arrested one driver on intoxication assault after being involved in a two vehicle accident.
On Sunday, June 22nd, right before midnight, police responded to the intersection of Jaime Zapata Blvd. and Robin Dale Road in reference to an accident.
The accident involved a Nissan Rogue, driven by a 49 year-old man, who was struck by a grey 2002 Ford F-150 driven by Rosendo Alvardo, 43.
Officers detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from Alvarado's breath and believe he disregarded a red light striking the Rogue.
The 49 year-old driver was taken to a local hospital and listed in stable condition.
Alvarado was arrested and charged with one count of intoxication assault with a motor vehicle and handed a bond of $15,000.