Major Accident Sunday Afternoon
LIBERTY, July 1, 2012 – A major accident occurred on North Main Street at Mizell Road in Liberty at 5:30 Sunday afternoon.
A Chevy Sedan driven by Mark Rubio with his wife Gloria as a passenger was stopped at the stop sign on Mizell Road when a green Chevy Suburban driven by Paul Sanders age 23 of Liberty left the roadway to the right while traveling north on North Main and struck Chevy Sedan.
The collision caused extensive damage to both vehicles.
According to Investigating Officer Jennifer Bowles of the City of Liberty Police Department Mark Rubio was transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Beaumont suffering a head injury. Rubio’s wife was transported to Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center in Liberty for treatment.
As part of the investigation Officer Bowles conducted a standard field sobriety test and arrested Paul Sanders for Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger. He was transported to the Liberty County Jail.
According to Officer Bowles both vehicles were insured.