2 People Injured in accident on causeway in Port Lavaca

Update 6:13 p.m. 3/8/19

The driver of the 2005 Dodge Ram, identified as Remington Maddux, was arrested for a DWI following the crash.

Maddux struck a Ford F-150 driven by Danica Ramos. There was a male passenger, as well as a child who were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

DPS Trooper Sgt. Ruben San Miguel said Maddux was driving southbound on Highway 35 when he failed to control his speed and hit the F-150 in the rear before flipping over the wall and landing in the Lavaca Bay.

Original story 12:15 a.m. 3/8/19

DPS is investigating a two vehicle accident that happened on the causeway in Port Lavaca.

Sgt Ruben San Miguel says a pickup was driving southbound on hwy 35 when it failed to control its speed and hit a car in the rear before flipping over the wall and landing in the Lavaca Bay.

A big crane was called in to pull the truck out of the water.

San Miguel says two people were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the pick up truck was arrested on the suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

We will update you when more information becomes available.

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