Police: Woman arrested for Intoxication Assault after driving against traffic

By PETE BANDA    Arrest
Staff Writer
reporter@sbnewspaper.com

After an early morning crash that sent two people to the hospital last Wednesday, one of them was arrested and charged with Intoxication Assault and given a $50,000 bond. According to police, Maria Rivera Pineda, a 32-year-old resident of Harlingen, was transported to a local hospital after she was allegedly driving the wrong way on the expressway, eventually crashing her red pickup into an SUV on at around 3:50 am Wednesday morning
According to a press release from the San Benito Police Department, it was determined after the crash that Pineda was intoxicated prior to the accident. In addition to visible signs of alcohol impairment, officers found several open containers inside the pickup truck.

 

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