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Vehicle Strikes Woman As She Photographs Previous Crash

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FROM THE CORPUS CHRISTI POLICE DEPARTMENT -

Occurred Saturday, August 4, 2012, 21:32, 11600 State Highway 361 Vehicle Crash with a Pedestrian

A 22-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle when she stood in the road to take pictures of her car that was in a vehicle crash a moment earlier.

The 22-year-old woman was the passenger in a black 2004 Chevy Trailblazer that traveled north on the 11600 block of State Highway 361 when an orange 2006 Dodge Charger pulled out from Zahn Road and struck the Trailblazer.

The 38-year-old operator of the Charger, Cruz Zamudio, was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Neither the 22-year-old woman, nor the operator of the Trailblazer was injured in the crash. The 22-year-old woman stood in the dark road to photograph the crash conditions. The 22-year-old woman was then struck by a 2004 Toyota Sequoia operated by a 44-year-old man.

The 22-year-old woman was transported to the hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. The 44 year old man was not cited for any violation.