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Bryan woman charged with intoxication assault after wreck that seriously injured passenger

Bryan woman charged with intoxication assault after wreck that seriously injured passenger

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A Bryan woman was being held in the Brazos County Jail Monday on a felony charge of intoxication assault, accused of causing an accident that injured a passenger in the vehicle she was driving.

According to the arrest report, emergency crews responded to the accident around 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of North Harvey Mitchell Parkway and Villa Maria Road in Bryan.

Dominque Nelson

Dominque Nelson

A witness told officers a car went through a red light and collided with a turning vehicle, according to the report.

The driver of the vehicle, 28-year-old Dominque Nelson, told officers she had been at a party where she had been drinking and smoking marijuana, the report states.

The vehicle's passenger suffered a spinal fracture and a compound femur fracture, according to the police report. The occupants of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries, according to the report.

Intoxication assault is a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. 

Nelson was uncooperative with police, according to the report, and was also charged with resisting arrest, search or transport, a Class A misdemeanor. 

Her bail was set at $12,000, according to court records.

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