Easter afternoon crash in Tyler allegedly caused by drunk driver

Easter afternoon crash in Tyler allegedly caused by drunk driver
Garrett Byrd, of Flint, is accused of driving drunk and allegedly causing a two-vehicle crash on Grande Blvd. on Sunday in Tyler. (Source: Smith County Jail)

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Tyler Police say that an allegedly intoxicated driver caused a crash Sunday afternoon in Tyler.

According to Andy Erbaugh, public information officer for the Tyler Police Department, the crash occurred in the 1500 block of Grande Blvd. at around 6 p.m. A vehicle was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed before veering onto the wrong side of the road hitting, a car with a family of four.

According to Tyler Police, a drunk driver allegedly caused a wreck on Grande Blvd. in Tyler on Sunday afternoon.
According to Tyler Police, a drunk driver allegedly caused a wreck on Grande Blvd. in Tyler on Sunday afternoon. (Source: KLTV)

The at-fault driver, identified as Garrett Byrd, was taken to a local hospital with no serious injuries, then transported to the Smith County Jail and charged with driving while intoxicated.

They checked with family and none had life threatening injuries.

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