A Texas man was taken into custody after he allegedly killed two people and injured two others in a car accident. According to police, the man ran a red light while making a left turn in a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado and hit a 1996 GMC Suburban on the left side. The accident happened along Highway 290 at the West Road intersection in Jersey Village around 3 a.m. on Sept. 6. A family of four was in the SUV when the incident occurred. Two of them died at the scene while two others were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital.
Reports say that the man who was driving the Silverado appeared to be under the influence at the scene, and the man now faces charges related to drunk driving. Police have charged him with a count of intoxication assault and two counts of intoxication manslaughter.