El Paso lawmaker makes tearful apology
POSTED: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 3:54pm
UPDATED: Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 2:56pm
AUSTIN, TEXAS — An El Paso lawmaker charged with DWI made a tearful apology Monday on the floor of the House of Representatives in Austin. State Representative Naomi Gonzalez told her colleagues today that she is "deeply, deeply sorry" for her drunk driving arrest last week and that she was "grateful no one was seriously injured. The Democrat promised her colleagues that nothing like this would happen again.
Gonzalez allegedly crashed her car into another vehicle early Thursday morning in Austin. That car hit a bicyclist. Several people suffered minor injuries in the crash.