Intoxication manslaughter charges have been filed against a man who drunkenly rammed into two cars while speeding on the Eastex Freeway Saturday night, police say.
Oscar Javier Sanchez in is custody in relation to the death of a 21-year-old female, Ashley Michelle Barnett, who was killed.
The viictim's identity is pending confirmation.
Police say Sancez was speeding in a Ford Mustang southbonund in the 7500 block of the Eastex about 10 p.m. Saturday when he collided with two other southbound vehicles, a Dodge Ram and a Dodge Avenger.
The female victim was a passenger in the Ram and was ejected from her seat and pronounced dead at the scene.
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"The drivers of the Ram and the Avenger suffered serious injuries and were transported to an area hospital. The suspect was taken into custody at the scene," HPD says.