Suspected drunken driver causes head-on crash on Spur 527

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on August 31, 2012 at 6:32 AM

HOUSTON – A man suspected of drunken driving slammed head-on into another vehicle on Spur 527 near the Southwest Freeway early Friday morning, police said.

The crash happened around 1:30 a.m., according to the Houston Police Department.

Police said the driver of a pickup truck was “highly intoxicated” when he somehow got onto Spur 527 in the wrong direction. He slammed into a BMW head-on near the Richmond exit.

Two people in the BMW and the driver of the pickup were sent to the hospital in serious but stable condition.

An investigation is ongoing.

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