HOCKLEY COUNTY, Texas– Hockley County Sheriff Ray Scifres posted a press release Monday on social media about how a deputy of HCSO averted a crash involving a wrong-way driver over the weekend.
A deputy was driving on U.S. Freeway 385, close to Farm to Market Highway 1585. Whereas driving southbound, he noticed the headlights approaching the car in the identical route, the assertion stated.
The scenario escalated when the deputy tried to drag over the driving force, who then drove away and almost struck a second car earlier than stopping, HCSO stated.
The motive force was recognized as Joseph Jared Villafranco, 29, of Levelland, was arrested and charged with evading arrest with a car, driving whereas intoxicated and illegal carry of a weapon, Scifres stated.
Learn the full assertion from Scifres under: