4 children injured in crash near Tiki Island, male driver arrested
GALVESTON, Texas - One man was arrested following a one-vehicle crash that injured four children in Galveston.
The crash occurred near Tiki Island when the vehicle they were in crashed after exiting I-45 northbound, veered off the highway and into a grassy marsh.
Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said there were two adults, a male and a female, and eight children in the vehicle.
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Trochesset said none of the children were restrained.
Officials said of the four children that were injured, the most serious was a broken leg.
The four children and their mother were taken by ground ambulance to UTMB Health John Sealy Emergency Center.
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The male driver was arrested and faces a charge of intoxicated assault. He will be booked into the Galveston County Jail on a $50,000 bond, officials said.