Suspect Arrested in Traffic Accident at 7100 Jensen

September 28, 2009 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a traffic accident at 7100 Jensen about 1:50 p.m. on Friday (Sept. 25).

The suspect, Erasmo Estaban Lanza (H/m, DOB: 8/3/53), is charged with two counts of intoxicated assault and one count of reckless injury to a child in the 230th State District Court.

The two victims, a 27-year-old female and a three-year-old male, were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in critical condition.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant S. Sorge and Officer A. Sampson reported:

The victim and her son were walking northbound along Jensen on the sidewalk when Lanza, driving a Dodge Dakota truck northbound in the 7100 block of Jensen, failed to maintain a single lane and hit the victims. He was taken into custody at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

JKS/JFC 9-28-09
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