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News: Woman arrested after fatal DWI crash on Beltway 8

Posted on Monday, November 15th, 2021 at 9:23 pm    

HARRIS CO., TX –  A woman is facing felony murder charges after a suspected drunk driving accident took the life of a 4-year-old child early Sunday morning.

According to a report by KHOU, 25-year-old Rosalia Sanchez struck a traffic control device on Beltway 8 near Woodforest Boulevard at about 4:30 a.m. Her vehicle skidded across the southbound lanes of the freeway and slammed into a barrier wall.

A 4-year-old child in the vehicle suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Four other children were taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution.

Sanchez was arrested after showing signs of intoxication at the scene. She has since been charged with felony murder.

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