41-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in DUI Collision near CR 2260

WOOD COUNTY, TX (September 21, 2023) – Saturday afternoon, Moises Joribio lost his life in a tragic accident involving DUI on Highway 69.

The incident occurred around 3:50 p.m., approximately three miles north of Mineola, near CR 2260.

According to reports, a 25-year-old named Lee was driving northwest in a Ford Explorer when he collided with the rear of a Toyota Camry that had slowed down for traffic ahead.

Emergency responders pronounced the Toyota driver, 41-year-old Joribio, deceased at the scene. Meanwhile, rescue teams transported his passenger, a 29-year-old Jesus Beltran, to a nearby hospital for further medical attention.

Investigators later determined that both occupants of the Toyota were properly restrained in their seat belts at the time of the collision.

After completing their initial investigations, law enforcement officers suspected that the 25-year-old driver of the Ford, Maxwell Lee, was driving under the influence.

Consequently, crews charged him with intoxication manslaughter and subsequently placed him in custody at the Wood County Jail. His bail has been set at $100,000.

Currently, an active investigation is ongoing to gather additional information about the incident. More details will be released once they become available.

The team at Sweet James would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Moises Joribio. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

Losing someone in a car accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let their team help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at 1-800-900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. For more accident news, click here. The original source can be found here.

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