Police suspect the driver was intoxicated.
VON ORMY, Texas — A suspected drink driver going the wrong way on I-35 crashed into an 18-wheeler truck early Monday morning.
It happened around 2:35 a.m. on I-35 North near Fisher Road in Von Ormy.
Police say a man in his 30s driving a Lexus was traveling on I-35 going the wrong way. Multiple big rig drivers saw the driver and began alerting each other to the danger.
The 18-wheeler truck that the man hit had actually begun to slow down after he was told about the wrong-way driver, just beofre he was hit.
Both drivers refused to be taken to the hospital.
The driver of the Lexus is being evaluated by police for driving while intoxiated.
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