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UPDATE: Man charged following crash with Corpus Christi police van

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – According to KIIITV, a man has been charged after crashing into a Corpus Christi police van early on Monday.

The accident took place near the county jail, at the intersection of Tancahua Street and Lipan Street. According to police, Joseph Perez, 54, ran a red light, hitting a prisoner transport van and causing it to flip on its side.

Three prisoners in the van were hospitalized following the crash but are expected to recover.

Perez has been charged with Intoxication Assault with a Motor Vehicle for his role in the crash.

At Herrman and Herrman our Corpus Christi car crash lawyers understand how hard it can be after you or a loved one has been hurt in a car accident.  If you’re facing mounting bills and lost wages because of a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, do not wait to contact us to schedule a free case evaluation so we can learn about your situation.