HOUSTON – Two men suspected of drunk driving were arrested after a two-vehicle accident early Sunday in southwest Houston, police said.
According to the Houston Police Department, a large white cargo van and a black SUV were speeding heading south on Fondren near Jackwood when the two vehicles collided.
The van went over the median and slammed into tree before rolling over, police said. The SUV rolled several times before hitting a tree.
The accident happened at 12:15 a.m.
Police said the man driving the SUV was taken into custody under suspicion of driving while intoxicated, while his female passenger was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
The driver of the van tried to flee the scene on foot, but was eventually taken into custody by police in a nearby neighborhood, police said.
Investigators said he was also intoxicated.