Driver flees scene of accident in Howe

By: First News Staff Email
By: First News Staff Email

HOWE, TX -- A reckless driver sent several departments on a manhunt Sunday afternoon.

Police say Alexander Urrutia hit a ditch along Northbound Highway 75 near exit 54.

They say after his vehicle flipped over he got out and left the scene on foot.

Howe police began their search just after noon and found him in a nearby field about 3 hours later.

Police suspect he was driving under the influence.

Police say they intend to file charges against the driver for fleeing the scene of an accident.

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