MAN ARRESTED AFTER COLLIDING WITH 18-WHEELER

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Angelica Becerra

Public Information Officer   

Office: (915) 538-2119

Pager: (915) 533-0733 (#5237)

EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

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EL PASO TEXAS-  On 11-29-12 at approximately 9:45 PM, Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Interstate Highway-10 Mile Marker 46 in reference to an Motor Vehicle Accident involving an 18-Wheeler. 

An investigation revealed the driver of a brown 1998 Chevrolet Blazer was traveling eastbound on IH-10 on the westbound outer lane of traffic when it collided with an 18-Wheeler traveling westbound.  The driver of the 18-Wheeler swerved to avoid the Blazer when the Chevrolet Blazer collided with the right rear tires of the trailer. 

The driver of the Chevy Blazer, Rascon Villegas of Odessa TX, was sole occupant and was not injured.  VILLEGAS was arrested for driving under the suspicion of alcohol and charged with Driving While Intoxicated with Open Container after Deputies saw VILLEGAS an open alcohol beverage inside the Blazer.  

ARRESTED

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RASCON VILLEGAS (51)

CHARGE: DWI W/OPEN CONTAINER/ BOND: $600

Published 30 November 2012 08:45 AM by abecerra

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