Intoxicated driver causes major accident in NW Harris County, deputies say

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Investigators have charged a woman with intoxicated assault after she allegedly caused a major crash in northwest Harris County Monday morning.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office received a call about motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Fry Road and Saums Road at 3:15 a.m. The driver, Erika Luna, failed to maintain control of her car and crashed into an electrical box near a shopping center, deputies said.

Investigators said Luna, 27, had two other women inside her vehicle during the accident.

All three women — one of whom was in serious condition — were taken to Methodist Hospital, deputies said.

The suspect was found to be intoxicated, the sheriff’s office said.