Alleged drunk driver causes fatal car accident in Houston

August 6, 2010: On his way to pick up a car driven by a drunken driving suspect a Houston area tow truck driver was killed in an accident that allegedly also involved a drunk driver. The accident was on Jensen Road near Laura Koppe at about 1:30am in Houston, Harris County. Police say the wrecker driver Rogelio Flores, who has driven wreckers for 25-years, was cut-off by the other driver causing him to clip the car then lose control and crash into a utility pole and sign post. Flores’ employer describes him as being a hard working family man. The driver was taken into custody on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and may be charged with intoxicated manslaughter. Police officials report that the driver admitted he had been drinking and had just left a bar. View pictures of the accident here.

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