VIDEO: Uniformed Man Arrested For DWI After Crash
Four vehicles have collided at Knickerbocker and Johnson St. A Ford F-350, a Chevrolet Silverado1500, a Pontiac Vibe and a white Chevrolet Tahoe are all involved in the crash.
Traffic on Knickerbocker is down to one lane at Johnson St. and is backed up to Jackson St. at the moment. The crash appears to have been caused by a vehicle rear-ending another vehicle, causing a chain reaction. This has not yet been confirmed.
At least two people have been sent to the hospital for injuries sustained in the crash. One man has been arrested under suspicion of driving while intoxicated after police administered a field sobriety test. The man was in uniform, video below:
Update 3:58 p.m.
An officer on scene explained that the Ford F-350, the Tahoe and the Vibe were all stopped at the red light at Knickerbocker and Johnson when the Silverado hit the Tahoe, knocking it into the Vibe and the F-350.
"The driver of the Silverado is under arrest for DWI. We've got detectives en route because we've got injuries and Crime Scene (investigators) is here," the officer said.
The crash is still under investigation and the man's blood-alcohol content and occupation have not yet been released.
All of the vehicles had only one occupant, except for the Vibe, which had a driver and a passenger. Both of those in the in the Vibe suffered superficial injuries, and were transported to the hospital. The driver of the F-350 suffered a laceration and was also taken to the hospital.
Update July 23, 2014 at 1:20 p.m.
The San Angelo Police Department released the following information concerning this crash:
On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at approximately 3:05 p.m., San Angelo Police responded to the 2200 block of Knickerbocker Rd for the report of a vehicle crash involving four vehicles.
Upon arrival, police learned that a black 2002 Chevrolet Silverado had collided with a white 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe causing the Tahoe to hit a red 2005 Pontiac Vibe and a white Ford F-350 pickup truck. The driver of the black Chevrolet Silverado was identified as 50=year-old Jerry Carson of Coleman. During the field investigation, Carson was suspected of being intoxicated and was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated after standard sobriety tests were administered. Carson was arrested without incident and transported to the Tom Green County Jail.
The 43-year-old driver of the Tahoe, and the 22-year-old driver and 23-year-old passenger of the Vibe were all taken to Shannon Hospital by ambulance for non-incapacitating injuries.
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