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HPD: ‘Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Traffic Accident ‘

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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Ruben Prado (Photo Credit: HPD)

Ruben Prado (Photo Credit: HPD)

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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) According to officials with the Houston Police Department, a man faces charges for intoxication manslaughter after a fatal traffic accident.

Authorities charged 32-year-old Ruben Prado after he was driving his vehicle, lost control of the vehicle and struck another vehicle.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division officials provided details of the alleged crime against Prado: “Prado was driving a green Ford Explorer westbound on the South Main service road and entering the main lanes of Highway 90 when he lost control of the vehicle. The Explorer then struck the right rear side of a white Toyota 4 Runner traveling in the center lane of Highway 90. Both vehicles lost control and rolled several times. The passenger in the Explorer was killed. The driver and passenger of the Toyota were both transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Prado was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was treated for his injuries and then taken into custody.”

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