Texas: DWI killers loose on highways! Edward Blackwell was boozing when he killed Stephen Isbell and two others, say police,
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From Houston Chronicle
A suspected drunken driver caused a wrong-way head-on wreck that injured him and killed three people about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday on southbound Interstate 45 near Woodlands Parkway.
Montgomery County Police Reporter notes in a detailed story on its website that the latest fatal wreck happened just two days after a similar drunken driving crash on I-45 at Research.
In the latest wreck, Police Reporter says: Shenandoah Officers jumped the median and stopped all traffic on I-45 southbound with the intention of taking the vehicle as it got to them. But within seconds a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy called for an ambulance and fire equipment at I-45 just north of Woodlands Parkway.
The deputy said a Chevrolet Malibu had collided head-on with a Pontiac G6.
The Malibu’s driver, Edward Blackwell, 43, of Montgomery, was taken to an area hospital where officials determined he had an elevated
alcohol level. A passenger, Stephen Isbell, 47, of The Woodlands, died at the scene. …MORE