Two Seriously Hurt In Wrong Way Crash In Kaufman: PD - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Two Seriously Hurt In Wrong Way Crash In Kaufman: PD

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    Two Seriously Hurt In Wrong Way Crash In Kaufman: PD
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    Two people were seriously injured after being hit head-on by a wrong way driver on Highway 175 in Kaufman. (December 24, 2017)

    Two men were hospitalized Christmas Eve after being seriously hurt in a head-on crash in Kaufman, police said.

    It happened at about 1:00 a.m. near Highway 175 and Farm-to-Market road 1390.

    Police said a driver, later identified as 23-year-old Alvaro Munoz-Cordoba, was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 175 and struck another vehicle.

    A 48-year-old man and another 53-year-old man in the other car were seriously injured and taken to the hospital. 

    Their identities have not been released and their conditions are not known at this time.

    Munoz-Cordoba was also taken to the hospital, but is expected to be okay.

    Munoz-Cordoba will be charged with two counts of intoxication assault with a vehicle, police said. 

    Wrong-Way Driver Crash
    Kaufman Texas, - On Sunday December 24, 2017 at approximately 1:00 a.m. Kaufman Police were dispatched to a major accident with injuries on Westbound Highway 175 near FM 1390. 
    Upon arrival officers discovered that a 23 year old male, identified as Alvaro Munoz-Cordoba, had been driving Eastbound in the Westbound lanes of the highway and had struck a vehicle head-on. The two occupants of the second vehicle a 48 year old male and a 53 year old male were both seriously injured.
    The 53 year old male was flown by helicopter to a Dallas hospital. The 48 year old male was transported to the hospital in Kaufman. Their current conditions are unknown at this time.
    Munoz-Cordoba was flown to a Dallas hospital as well and will be charged with two counts of Intoxication Assault W/Vehicle. His condition is also unknown at this time.