Intoxicated driver arrested after fleeing from scene of accident
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a driver who was involved in an accident and then fleeing the scene.
Authorities responded to a major accident on Expressway 77, around 1 a.m., involving a 2006 Honda CRV being struck from behind, by a silver colored vehicle, and causing it to rollover and injuring the driver.
Primera police adviced Harlinge officers they had located fleeing vehicle, near Frontage Road and Teege Road, and had arrested an intoxicated driver, later identified as Juan De La Cruz, 34, from Harlingen.
Cruz was charged with driving while intoxicated and accident involving injury and was accessed a bond of $10,000 dollars.