Man hurt in head on crash, teen arrested for DWI

Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 4:22pm

An El Paso teen is arrested and charged with causing a head-on crash that seriously injured and burned another man. El Paso police officers say Houston Duignan, 18, was driving on Alto Rey street in west El Paso around 3:00 a.m. Sunday when he crashed his jeep into a car. The jaws of life were used to rescue the victim, Jose Romero, 67. Romero received serious injuries and acid burns from a vehicle battery that was ejected from the jeep. Three other people who were in Romero's car were also hurt. A blood was drawn at the scene of the crash that confirmed Duignan was intoxicated.


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