Driver charged with intoxication manslaughter in fatal collision on East Freeway

February 18, 2013 2:44:13 PM PST
A driver has been charged with intoxication manslaughter in a deadly collision on the East Freeway over the weekend.

Police say 30-year-old Saul Diaz was speeding along the East Freeway early Sunday morning when he hit the back of an SUV. Both drivers lost control.

The SUV flipped. The passenger, a 30-year-old Pearland man, was ejected and killed.

Police say Diaz left the scene, but returned and was arrested and later charged.

The other driver had minor injuries.

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