DALLAS, TX (02/15/2017) — An accident involving a drunk driver on Wednesday morning left two people injured; one critically.
Dallas police reported that two people (including one pregnant woman) were injured in a two-vehicle collision that occurred at the intersection of Buckner Boulevard and Military Parkway in Dallas, Texas.
According to authorities, at around 2:30 a.m., 27-year-old Edwardo Rodarte-Ortiz was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Military Parkway in a gold Mercedes when he collided with a Saturn sedan.
The Saturn was occupied by two people: the 19-year-old male driver and a 23-year-old female passenger who is said to be four months pregnant. The driver of the Saturn was extricated from the vehicle and taken to a nearby area hospital in critical condition with a broken leg and internal bleeding. The pregnant woman was also taken to the hospital for an evaluation and treatment of injuries.
Police say that Rodarte-Ortiz was found to be intoxicated at the time of the crash, and was arrested for intoxication assault.
An investigation is ongoing. If you have more information regarding this collision, please leave a comment below.