Intoxicated driver causes crash that kills pedestrian in Lewisville
The Lewisville Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred on Friday night in the 400 block of Highland Drive near Club Ridge Drive. The crash happened around 8:00pm.
According to police, a vehicle traveling east on Highland Drive veered into oncoming traffic, hit a vehicle head-on, and then crashed off the roadway, striking two pedestrians who were walking along the sidewalk.
One of the pedestrians, identified as an 18-year-old male from Houston, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second, a juvenile, was critically injured and transported by Lewisville EMS to Children’s Dallas hospital. The juvenile was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. The two were brothers.
The driver of the vehicle, a 31-year-old woman, was arrested and transported to jail on suspicion of intoxicated driving. She has been charged with Intoxication Assault and Intoxication Manslaughter.