Police: Speeding Caused Overnight Crash
POSTED: Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 8:06am
UPDATED: Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 5:48pm
EL PASO - Police say a suspected drunk driver was speeding when he crashed into a pickup, then rolled over.
The accident happened at around 2:15 this morning on Loop 375 just past Rojas.
Police say the Chevy Cobalt was heading south on Loop 375 when it hit a pickup truck, then rolled over for about a quarter of a mile.
Police say the airbag saved the driver's life.
The 58-year-old man driving the pickup was not injured.
The driver of the Cobalt will be charged with causing the accident and speeding.
Police believe he was drinking.