One arrested on intoxicated assault charge after head-on collision in Tyler

One arrested on intoxicated assault charge after head-on collision in Tyler
Jasmine Gonzalez, 19, was arrested and charged with intoxicated assault after a head-on collision in Tyler that injured three others. (Source: Smith County Jail)

TYLER, TEXAS (KLTV) - A 19-year-old woman was arrested and charged with intoxicated assault after a head-on collision in Tyler that injured three other.

The crash occurred at about 12:09 a.m. on Jan. 13 in the 10700 block of Highway 271, according to Tyler police. Witnesses of the crash told police a 2005 Mercedez-Benz was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of 271 when it crashed into a 2019 Nissan Sentra.

Tyler police reported the occupants of the Nissan, including the 35-year-old female driver, a 13-year-old, and an 8-year-old, were injured in the crash and taken to the hospital. The woman and the 8-year-old are listed in critical condition, according to the Tyler police, while 13-year-old remains in a stable condition.

Tyler police has not released their identities at this time, due to their medical condition.

The driver of the Mercedez-Benz, identified as Jasmine Gonzalez, of Tyler, was also treated for injuries. Tyler police determined she was intoxicated at the time of the crash and after being treated was released into police custody.

Gonzalez was booked into the Smith County Jail and charged with two counts of intoxicated assault with a vehicle.

She remains in the Smith County Jail under a $10,000 bond.

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