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Traffic runs over a man after being ejected from vehicle driven by alleged drunk driver

SAN ANTONIO (Texasbreaking.com) – An alleged drunk driver lost control of their Chevrolet Avalanche and wrecked into a concrete divider near Loop 410 Tuesday evening. All lanes in both directions were closed as authorities investigated and cleaned up the scene.

Without a seatbelt, police say that Miguel Vasquez, 53, was thrown from the backseat of the truck. He died on the scene after he landed onto the opposite lanes where he was run over by multiple vehicles.

The driver off the Avalanche was taken into police custody and charged with a DWI. Omar Vasquez-Carenas is charged with driving while intoxicated.

According to a blood draw warrant obtained by KSAT 12, the officer who arrived at the crash noticed Vasquez-Carenas had bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol.

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