Alleged Drunk Driver Killed in Accident - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/17/08

Alleged Drunk Driver Killed in Accident

A 49-year-old man is dead following a drunk driving accident in Lubbock.

Police say Alberto Gonzales was intoxicated while driving north on Avenue Q around 10:30 p.m. Monday, without his headlights on. His car hit a minivan head on.

The driver of the van suffered moderate injuries. Her passenger suffered severe injuries. They were taken to Covenant Medical Center.

Firefighters used the jaws of life to free Gonzales from his car. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. Police say he had been drinking.

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