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Driver Crashes into South Dallas House Injuring Man: Police

The driver faces a charge of intoxication assault

One person was injured when a man lost control and drove into a house in South Dallas, police say. 

Walter Orozco, 18, was driving at a high rate of speed shortly after midnight when he lost control and drove off the roadway into a house in the 2400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, police said. 

Walter Orozco (Dallas County Sheriff's Department)

Three people were inside the home at the time. A man in his 50’s was injured by debris and was taken to a local hospital with injuries not thought to be life-threatening, police said. 

Orozco was also hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

He has been booked into the Dallas County jail on charges of intoxication assault with a vehicle causing severe bodily injury. He also has a charge of assault family violence, according to jail records.

Orozco's bail has been set at $4,500.


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