HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A suspected drunk driver is expected to appear before a judge Monday morning after deputies say he was under the influence in a deadly crash on the North Freeway.
Jose Juan Flores has been charged with intoxication manslaughter when deputies say he crashed his yellow Corvette into the back of a Kia Soul overnight Saturday on I-45 and Rankin.
Investigators say Genise Sutton was driving in front of the Corvette. Flores was traveling at a high rate of speed when he hit the Kia, forcing Sutton to drive off the road and hit a wall.
The passenger of the Kia, Daly Sutton, was killed.
Genise suffered serious bodily injuries and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital.
Deputies found that Flores was intoxicated.
Corvette driver charged with intoxication manslaughter in deadly crash