Major Accident North Main at Jefferson Drive
LIBERTY, February 3, 2013 – Shortly before 2:00 PM on Sunday a major accident occurred on North Main Street at Jefferson Drive.
A blue 2003 Dodge Pickup was traveling south on North Main approached the red light at the intersection at Jefferson Drive and crashed into a white Dodge Pickup that was stopped for the signal light.
The driver of the white Dodge Pickup was Jeremy Watson age 26 of Winnie who was transporting two passengers in his vehicle.
Officer Jennifer Bowles escorted the driver of the blue Dodge pickup identified as Johnny Smith age 44 of Hardin to the parking lot of the north main shopping center where she conducted a field sobriety test.
Smith was taken into custody, charged with Driving While Intoxicated and transported to the Liberty County Jail.
Previously in August of 1991 Smith was arrested and convicted of DWI according to DPS Crime Records.