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Friday, 07 February 2014 21:17

SUV Crashes into Colleyville Body Shop, Alcohol a Factor

Police believe alcohol was a factor in an accident where an SUV crashed into a Colleyville, GA, body shop. The GMC Yukon crashed into the Lone Star Collision repair in the 6800 block of Colleyville Blvd. in Colleyville after hitting a sedan. Colleyville police believe alcohol and speed were a factor in the accident. The driver of the Yukon was taken into custody by Colleyville Police. That person’s name has not yet been released, but sources say that the suspect has prior arrests for DWI and at least one DWI conviction.

A grandfather who was driving the sedan that was hit was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries along with his granddaughter, who was in the passenger seat. “Had somebody been in the backseat, they would not have survived,” said Captain Robert Hinton with the Colleyville Police.

“There was very little left of the car.” Lapier and her husband received a call from police around 11:30 p.m. Jan 1. “It was unbelievable,” said the business’ owner, Jennifer Lapier. “I just couldn’t believe what I saw. I’ve never seen anything like that before.

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