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Alcohol Suspected of Playing a Role in Three-Car Accident Overnight

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At least seven people were injured in a three-vehicle accident on the southside of Corpus Christi, near Staples and Saratoga at around 2 a.m. Thursday morning.

According to investigators, a sport utility vehicle ran a red light and collided with a taxi cab. That cab then struck a car stopped at the light. Those involved in the accident suffered minor injuries, but the cab driver was taken to a nearby hospital with a broken arm and him.

Officials said the driver of the SUV, a man in his 20s, is suspected of driving drunk. He faces charges of speeding and intoxication assault.

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