Four Injured in Crash on Ruth Street in Corpus Christi, TX

February 4, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Corpus Christi Police Department
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Ruth St
Injuries Sustained

Non-life-threatening injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victims were struck by a vehicle stolen by a theft suspect that crashed into their vehicle, overturning it

What Happened

Corpus Christi Police released details related to the crash that injured four people on Ruth St in Corpus Christi, TX on February 4th, 2019. Police say a suspect in custody managed to escape and take a vehicle. That vehicle then crashed into another vehicle, causing it to overturn. The four people inside the overturned vehicle were all hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. The two officers involved in the incident also sustained minor injuries. The suspect was later charged with theft, evading on foot, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and aggravated assault of a police officer.

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