Woman Injured in Accident at State Hwy 161 in Irving, TX

November 5, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 161, Irving, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Lexus IS 350, Ford Fusion
State Hwy 161
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Lexus IS 350 and Ford Fusion were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a woman at State Hwy 161 in Irving, TX on November 5th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:49 a.m. According to investigators, a Lexus IS 350 was northbound on Hwy 161, taking a exit ramp onto Walnut Hill Rd. At the same time, reports say a Ford Fusion was sat disabled and unoccupied in a shoulder. Reports allege the Lexus veered into the shoulder, possibly due to driver intoxication, colliding with the disabled Ford. Police say a 28-year-old passenger in the Lexus was seriously injured while the driver and a second passenger were allegedly uninjured. Sources indicate an Intoxication Assault charge was recommended and/or issued against the driver of the Lexus. Additional information was not available.

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