Mytreka Neshell Ealem (age 31) has been charged with Intoxication Manslaughter following a January 2, 2013, automobile collision and is accused of driving while under the influence of illegal narcotics.
The Houston police department has reported that Mytreka Ealem was the driver of a maroon Ford Expedition. She was proceeding south on Highway 6 when her car swerved across the center into oncoming traffic and struck a northbound black Ford Escape. Ealem’s Expedition then collided with a white Hyundai Santa Fe and caused a chain reaction collision with two more vehicles. Two backseat passengers in the Hyundai were ejected from the vehicle. One of the passengers died later in the hospital and the other is still in the hospital in serious condition.
The wreck occurred at the 2200 block of South State Highway 6 on Wednesday, January 3rd at about 4:50 p.m. Intoxication manslaughter is a serious crime. If found guilty, the crime is a second degree felony punishable by 2-20 years in jail.
If you are hit by an intoxicated driver, contact a dui accident lawyer to discuss your options.