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Wrong way driver crashes into DPS trooper on IH37

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Posted at 3:52 PM, Nov 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-06 16:52:56-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A wrong way driver crashed head-on in to a local DPS trooper last night.

The crash happened 11:26 pm Tuesday northbound of Interstate 37, near Labonte Park.

According to DPS PIO Sgt. Nathan Brandley, 26-year old Donald Keone Emeliano was driving the wrong way on northbound I37 late last night when he crashed.

Brandley said Emeliano hit one DPS troopers' patrol unit and a car.

The trooper and the driver of the car were not injured.

Emeliano was charged for suspicion of drunk driving.