1 Person Dead and 1 Injured in Houston DUI Accident on Southwest Freeway
HOUSTON, TX (June 24, 2023) – Friday morning, authorities arrested Eduardo Umana Cordona after a fatal DUI crash on Southwest Freeway.
The incident happened at around 1:40 a.m. in the 800 block of the Southwest Freeway.
According to the Houston Police Department, an eastbound red Kia Sorrento traveling in the westbound lane of the freeway collided head-on with a westbound Harley-Davidson. Then, the force of the crash caused a fire.
Moreover, responding paramedics pronounced the 42-year-old motorcyclist, dead at the scene. Then, responders transported the Kia driver, 25-year-old Umana Cordona, and his 25-year-old male passenger to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Furthermore, officers arrested the driver for intoxication manslaughter.
At this time, the cause of the crash remained unclear. When additional information becomes available, the public will be notified.
Due to limited information, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim.
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