TEXARKANA — A 22-year-old man is facing two counts of intoxication assult after a high-speed wreck that occurred at the intersection of Summerhill Road and New Boston Road Friday evening.
At approximately 8:30 p.m. on May 1, Kendrick Sauls, who was traveling northbound, allegedly ran the red light in his 2008 Dodge pickup and collided with a silver Hyundai Santa Fe. According to witnesses, Sauls’ vehicle was driving erratically just before the impact, at which he was allegedly driving a high rate of speed.
According to witnesses at the scene, Sauls was driving almost 90 miles per hour. After the collision, Sauls allegedly, according to witnesses, got out of his vehicle and began an altercation with police.
The driver of the other vehicle, 29-year-old Candy Trammel and a 36-year-old passenger, both suffered major injuries and were transported to a local hospital.
Sauls was taken to Christus St. Michael’s Hospital, and a search warrant was conducted for a blood draw. Sauls was then arrested on the two counts for intoxication assault and transported to the Bi-State Jail, where he is currently being held.