Police say Juan Almanza was driving a white pickup truck the wrong way and slammed into a mustang around 2 a.m. on Monday. The driver of the Mustang, Emile Sumter, was killed. A woman in the Mustang was taken to a hospital.
Almanza was also taken to a hospital. Police say he showed signs of intoxication.
Almanza is charged with intoxication manslaughter. He has past charges of intoxicated assaulted, DWI and marijuana possession.
Almanza is out on bond.
This was a particularly deadly weekend on the Houston roads. Houston police warned that racing, rodeo, St. Paddy's Day and spring break could make for perfect storm.
The accidents below all happened since Thursday.
Fatal car crash leaves two dead in north Harris County
19-year-old struck during alleged street race in NW Harris County
2 victims and 1 suspect dead after wrong way driver crashes on Highway 249
Mercedes plunges 20 feet off Post Oak, killing 2 teens
Motorcycle collides with SUV killing 1 person in Houston's East End
2 dead after wrong-way driver crashes on HWY 225