One driver injured, the other arrested for DUI after two pickups collide in Harris County.

Accident Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:20am
A suspected drunken driver was taken into custody after an accident in northeast Harris County.

A suspected drunken driver was taken into custody after an accident in northeast Harris County.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday on E. FM 1960 near Timber Forest.

Officials said a white pickup truck was going east on FM 1960 when he veered across the center line and hit another pickup traveling in the opposite direction.

The second pickup rolled into a ditch. Officials said that driver broke his arm in the crash.

Authorities said the driver of the truck that caused the crash failed DWI tests and was taken into custody.

People Involved: 
E. FM 1960

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