On Friday, May 12 at approximately 10:30 a.m. officers from the Jourdanton Police Department were dispatched to the 1100 block of Simmons Ave. for a vehicle accident.
Officers arrived to learn that two cars were involved in a rear-end accident.
The vehicle that initiated the wreck was badly damaged and facing the wrong direction on Simmons Ave.
The 43-year-old female driver of that vehicle was found sitting next to her car on the ground with no clothes on. Her son, age 5, was found in the back seat of the vehicle with injuries to his face from the collision.
The driver, identified as Sandra Reed, of Jourdanton, could not explain why she was not dressed and was not able to give clear answers about the situation to officers.
The driver of the vehicle that got rear-ended was traveling alone and was transported to STRMC for evaluation.
Reed and her son were also transported to STRMC. Jourdanton Police Department School Resource Officer Michael Gilbert, who was familiar with the 5-year-old, rode in the ambulance with him.
Officer Jimmy Treviño and Investigator Mari Magana continued their investigation of the incident and developed probable cause to believe that Reed was under the influence of drugs while operating her motor vehicle at the time of the wreck.
Police said she was allegedly traveling well above the posted speed limit when she impacted the vehicle in front of her. Reed was released from the hospital later that day and arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated/With Child Passenger-State Jail Felony and Injury to a Child-State Jail Felony.
CPS was notified by police about this incident. The child was released to family members.