Texas

Man Injured in Accident at County Rd 257 in Brazoria County, TX

Date
May 18, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

County Rd 257, Surfside Beach, Brazoria County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150, Chevrolet Equinox
Road/Highway
County Rd 257
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 and a Chevrolet Equinox were involved in a collision


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at County Rd 257 in Brazoria County, TX on May 18th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 7:58 p.m. Police say the incident involved a Ford F-150 headed eastbound collided with a Chevrolet Equinox under unconfirmed circumstances. Authorities claim the operator of the Ford, who was not publicly identified, was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. That driver was allegedly uninjured. A 29-year-old passenger in the Chevrolet was seriously injured, as was a 6-year-old passenger. Two additional child passengers had minor injuries, reports say, while the driver was allegedly uninjured. Sources indicate the driver of the Ford was charged with Reckless Driving and Intoxication Assault. Additional information was not available.

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