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Police: DWI driver collides with Border Patrol vehicle
By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO, Texas - A driver allegedly under the influence crashed into a Border Patrol van overnight Wednesday.
The crash happened on the 6800 block of Montana Avenue near Airway Boulevard around 12:17 a.m.
El Paso police said Roberto Carlos Perez, 21, was driving a 1995 Chevrolet Corsica when it collided with a U.S. Border Patrol van with five agents inside.
Perez fled from the crash but was followed by the agents, said police.
When police officers arrived they found Perez to be intoxicated.
Perez had a blood alcohol level of 0.15, according to police.
He was placed under arrest and booked into the El Paso County Jail on suspicion of DWI.
Perez's bond was set at $1,000.