By Kerrville Daily Times Staff, August 6, 2020, Updated August 7, 2020
Kerrville Police were investigating a pickup truck that crashed into a home in the 500 block of Leland Street late Thursday night that severely injured a child in the home.
Neighbors said the crash happened just before 11 p.m. on the quiet residential street. The 2013 white Ford F-250 truck crashed through the front of the house pinning a child, according to neighbors.
An 8-year-old girl was critically injured Thursday night after a pickup truck driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into her bedroom, Kerrville police said. The child was taken to Peterson Regional Medical Center and then taken by helicopter to a hospital in the San Antonio area.
At the scene, Kerrville Police and Kerr County Sheriff’s deputies were cordoning off the home with crime scene tape as investigators combed the area for clues about the crash.
Neighbors, who asked not to be identified, said they heard the truck coming down the street, and then heard the crash, which brought out people from around the neighborhood. Neighbors also said they heard a man apologizing for the crash before he was taken away by police.
Police were unable to comment at the scene.
Barboza was arrested and charged with intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury.
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