Houston crash: Arrest made in fatal Waxahachie Street crash, suspect deemed to be drunk

Houston police have arrested a man in connection to a fatal crash that occurred at 7000 Waxahachie Street around 6:05 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7.

Waxahachie crash: 2 killed in NE Houston crash, driver said to be possibly intoxicated

The suspect, Saul Eduardo Claros, 27, is charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter.

Police say a 46-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman were killed in the crash. 

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant S. Jewell and Officer K. Stanley says the male and female victims, along with a juvenile male passenger, 12, were traveling in a black Nissan Altima northbound on Boyles Street near the above address. A white Honda Pilot was traveling eastbound on Waxahachie Street when its driver, Claros, failed to stay in a single lane and struck a wooden light pole on the south side of the street, causing the pole to break. 

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The Honda continued eastbound, failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Boyles Street and struck the Nissan as it entered the intersection. The Nissan then struck a metal fence in front of a residence. 

The Honda continued traveling and struck another light pole and a stop sign.

The 46-year-old man and 38-year-old woman were pronounced at the scene. The 12-year-old juvenile was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.


 Claros was transported by HFD paramedics to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He was determined to be drunk at the time of the crash hence the charges filed against him.