Bryan woman arrested after hitting truck with motorcyclist | Crime News
A Bryan woman was arrested Sunday night on multiple felony charges after the truck she was driving allegedly hit two people on motorcycles on Texas Avenue.
Kelya Lopez-Salazar, 21, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine; intoxication assault with a vehicle, a third degree felony; and accident resulting in grievous bodily harm, a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a maximum fine of $5,000.
Police said officers responded around 6:57 p.m. to a crash involving a truck and a motorcycle in the 3700 block of N. Texas Avenue. Police say victims of the incident told officers that while they were driving through Texas, Lopez-Salazar pulled back in front of them, causing the motorcycle driver to take evasive action to avoid a crash. collision. As the motorcycle driver slowed to turn into a Dollar General parking lot, Lopez-Salazar changed lanes and accelerated before colliding with the rear of the victims’ motorcycle, police said. A witness in the parking lot of Dollar General said he saw the truck smash into the motorcycle, knocking both victims over and sending the motorcycle into a ditch, police said.
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Police said Lopez-Salazar then fled the scene and was pursued by police to the 4300 block, where the truck was found unoccupied and Lopez-Salazar was found in the residence before being apprehended.
According to Brazos County jail records, Lopez-Salazar was still being held on $76,000 bail as of Monday afternoon. Police said one of the victims was admitted to hospital for surgery for a crushed diaphragm and had lacerations in both legs.