BAYTOWN, TX – A woman was killed, and another was injured during a head-on collision in Baytown last week that may have been a result of intoxicated driving, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and KTRK.
Our traffic investigators and @HCSO_D3Patrol deputies are at the scene of a major crash at 2099 W Cedar Bayou Lynchburg Rd. in Baytown. One person is confirmed deceased. #hounews pic.twitter.com/ZZ1d1l5sfa
— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) March 31, 2021
The accident occurred at 2099 W Cedar Bayou Lynchburg Road, near Bush Road and San Jacinto Boulevard, at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.
A woman driving a Nissan collided head-on with a Chevrolet Tahoe that was stopped at a traffic light. The Tahoe went into a ditch, and its driver was taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-critical wounds.
The Nissan’s driver, who was not wearing her seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities determined that she was driving at a high rate of speed when the crash happened. They also discovered alcohol inside the vehicle, though they have not yet determined if the driver was under the influence.
The accident remains under investigation.
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