Accused Drunk Driver In Harris County Involved In A Crash That Killed Three Horses

Kelli Wiese
July 19, 2019 - 2:24 pm
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Harris County Deputies say the accused drunk driver was speeding when he crashed into a signal light pole. This killed three horses he was pulling in a trailor last night. 

It happened along a service road. Lifeflight rushed him to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Senior Deputy Thomas Gilliland with the Harris County Sheriff's office says, "Upon an investigation by deputies, they did find an open liquor bottle inside the truck. At the hospital, he did show signs of intoxication." 

Gilliland says if the driver survives, they will pursue a DWI charge.