TYLER — A 19-year-old Tyler woman has been arrested and charged with intoxication assault after her vehicle collided head-on with another car Monday morning, leaving three people injured.
Jasmine Gonzalez was driving southbound on U.S. 271 in the northbound lanes when she hit another car head-on just south of University of Texas Health Science Center, according to a police report.
The other car was driven by a 35-year-old woman, who had two child passengers, ages 13 and 8. The driver and 8-year-old were listed in critical condition at a Tyler hospital, and the 13-year-old was in stable condition, according to the Tyler Police Department.
Gonzalez was sent to a Tyler hospital for treatment and then released into officers’ custody. Investigators determined she was intoxicated at the time of the crash, according to police.
She was charged with two counts of intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury. She was being held Monday in the Smith County Jail on $10,000 in bonds, according to jail records.
Tyler police, the fire department and EMS responded at 12:09 a.m. to the 10700 block of U.S. 271, according to a written statement.