An 18-year-old is dead and a 12-year-old is in critical condition after an auto-pedestrian crash in Lewisville on Friday, Dec. 18.
According to the Lewisville Police Department, officers responded to an auto-pedestrian accident in the 400 block of Highland Drive, near the Club Ridge Drive intersection, around 8 p.m.
Police said a vehicle was traveling east on Highland Drive when it veered into the oncoming lane, causing a head-on crash with a vehicle going west on Highland Drive.
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The first vehicle veered onto the sidewalk where it struck an 18-year-old and a 12-year-old, police said.
According to police, the two pedestrians were brothers.
The 18-year-old, Hayden Lee Hooper, was taken to Medical City Lewisville Hospital and pronounced dead, police said.
Police said the 12-year-old was taken to Children's Medical Center in Dallas to be treated for a skull fracture, a brain bleed, a concussion, and a laceration to his forehead.
According to police, the 12-year-old was stabilized and is in critical condition.
The driver of the second vehicle suffered minor injuries, police said.
Police said the driver of the first vehicle, 31-year-old Erin Sims, was taken to Baylor Grapevine, treated for a head laceration, and released to Lewisville police custody.
Sims, a Lewisville resident, was charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault.
She was released from jail on a $50,000 bond.