Cheryl Escamilla Injured in Accident at State Hwy 249 in Harris County, TX

October 24, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Cheryl Escamilla
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 249, Houston, Harris County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda Civic, Jeep Wrangler
State Hwy 249
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Civic and a Jeep Wrangler were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured State Hwy 249 in Harris County, TX on October 24th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:25 p.m. According to investigators, a Honda Civic operated by a 33-year-old Houston man who was not publicly identified was eastbound on the Hwy 99 service road. Traveling northbound on the Hwy 249 service road was a Jeep Wrangler operated by 47-year-old Cheryl Escamilla. Police allege the Honda ran a red light, proceeding into the intersection and colliding with the Jeep. The impact is said to have caused the Jeep to overturn, leaving Escamilla with suspected serious injuries. The Houston man had possible injuries, police say, and was alleged to be under the influence of alcohol. Sources indicate charges for Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving were recommended and/or issued.

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