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

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Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:20am
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Sunday, January 26, 2014

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.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
E. FM 1960

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