Woman, 9-year-old child injured in suspected drunk driving crash
POSTED: Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 5:22pm
UPDATED: Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 5:59pm
Fabens, TX (KTSM) — Abiel Correa, 40, was arrested and charged with DWI with a passenger younger than 15 years of age after crashing his car with a 9-year-old child in the backseat.
According to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Correa was drunk and speeding when he lost control of his car and crashed into a parked tractor trailer at the intersection of NW Camp and NW 3rd St. in Fabens. The crash happened at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
A 42-year-old woman and the 9-year-old child were taken to the hospital injuries and are said to be in stable condition. Investigators said they were not wearing seatbelts.