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Drunken Crash Injures One

Photo of Eric Grimes courtesy of Brazos County's Judicial Records Search at: http://justiceweb.co.brazos.tx.us

Photo of Eric Grimes courtesy of Brazos County’s Judicial Records Search at: http://justiceweb.co.brazos.tx.us

A North Zulch man is held in the Brazos County jail on an $8,000 bond  after a major crash in a College Station neighborhood due to drunk driving.

Police Lieutenant Chuck Fleeger says just before 3:00 a. m.  Saturday, the truck driven by Eric Grimes, 19, of North Zulch clipped a car near John Compton Park, then crashed into two trees in a yard, uprooting one.

Fleeger says the clipped car only suffered minor damage, but in Grimes’ truck, one passenger had to be extracted by firemen and taken to College Station Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Grimes and a second passenger did not have any injuries.

The wreck shut down Holleman between Marion Pugh and Harvey Mitchell for about five hours Saturday morning.
Click below to listen to Lieutenant Chuck Fleeger visit with WTAW’s Kat McMullen.

ChuckFleeger010414.mp3

 

Additional information, courtesy of College Station Police Department

Intoxication Assault

On January 4, 2014 at approximately 0244 hours, Officers with the College Station Police Department responded to the 1900 block of Holleman Drive West for a report of a major crash. The College Station Fire Department had to extract one of the occupants from the vehicle. That occupant was transported to The College Station Medical Center with life threatening injuries. During their investigation, Officers determined that the driver was intoxicated and he was subsequently arrested and charged with Intoxication Assault. The College Station Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division responded to the scene and this case remains under investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact CSPD at 979-764-3600.

Arrested

Eric Grimes

19 years old

North Zulch Resident

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Posted by on Jan 4 2014. Filed under Featured Stories, News.

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