|Intoxicated Driver Arrested after Head On Collision
LIBERTY, February 15, 2012 - According to Officer William O’Hanlon of the City of Liberty Police Department James Jerome Goudeau IV age 31 of Houston was driving a Lincoln Town Car eastbound on US 90 when he moved into the westbound lane near the Sonic Drive in Liberty.
Going the wrong way in the westbound lanes Goudeau’s vehicle first encountered a dark Green Mitsubishi Galant which took evasive action to the left but was struck by the Lincoln as it passed. The Galant was driven by Corey James Doucete age 31 of Louisiana who was on his way to Houston.
Next the Lincoln struck a Black Saturn that took evasive action into the parking lot of the Whataburger that was driven by Erica Jeanette Lopez age 21 of Batson.
The Town Car came to an sudden stop when crashed head on into a large Ford Pickup that was pulling a tailer in front of the McDonald’s on US 90 in Liberty.
According to Officer O’Hanlon, after a field sobriety test, James Jerome Goudeau IV was taken into custody, charged with DWI and transported to the Liberty County Jail.
All vehicles were insured.