Dallas police have charged a 25-year-old man for causing an accident that killed two people and injured three others in west Oak Cliff.
Investigators believe Aaron Henry of Grand Prairie was drunk when his Hyundai Santa Fe rear-ended a GMC Terrain carrying five people just before midnight on Sunday.
Two of the people in the back seat, Jeanette and John Wilkins, died of their injuries. Both victims were 57 years old.
The other three victims in the GMC are being treated at local hospitals. Driver Christina Mays is at Parkland Hospital; passenger Dalronshay Mays is at Methodist Hospital, and a toddler who was strapped in a car seat was taken to Children's Medical Center in serious condition.
According to a police report, the GMC was stopped at a red light on Davis Street at Gilpin Avenue. The report says Henry's Hyundai smashed into the rear of the vehicle, spinning it across the road.
Investigating officers smelled alcohol on Henry's breath, according to the report, and he allegedly stated he had two beers earlier in the day with a friend.
Henry was taken to Baylor hospital to be treated for an injured wrist and was charged Monday morning with two county of intoxication manslaughter.
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