As an upper-level weather maker swings into Texas, numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to remain scattered across the Brazos Valley. A few storms could be strong -- with heavy rain, thunder, & occasional lightning -- however, this activity is not expected to become severe. Rain chance will remain in place through mid-morning to midday Friday.
Part of Highway 6 in College Station was closed for several hours Monday morning while police reconstructed a major accident that resulted in one man being arrested.
The accident happened just after 6 a.m. at the intersection of Rock Prairie Road and the Highway 6 feeder road.
According to police, 18-year-old Douglas Rain of College Station, ran a red light in a pickup truck and hit a Ford Focus.
Rain and his passenger fled the scene of the accident, police said. He was later arrested behind the College Station Medical Center.
Rain was charged with failure to stop and render aid and driving while intoxicated.
The driver of the Ford Focus, who was pregnant, was treated an released at the College Station Medical Center. Her name is not being released. Doctors continue to monitor her condition, according to police officials.
The intersection was closed for more than three hours while College Station police reconstructed the accident scene.
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