ODESSA, TX – A 49-year-old man has been arrested after police say he injured his passenger after driving while intoxicated in April.
According to the Odessa Police Department, Lucio Flores-Lopez was driving a Buick Enclave on East IH-20.
The details of the accident have not been confirmed, but police confirmed an 18-wheeler was involved.
Both Flores-Lopez and his 17-year-old passenger were transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries. The teen was later transported to a Lubbock area hospital with serious injuries.
The subsequent investigation revealed Flores-Lopez was speeding and over the legal limit for driving while intoxicated.
He was charged with Intoxication Assault with a Vehicle Causing Serious Bodily Injury.