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Authorities: Driver was drunk when he rolled car, then kept driving

MCLENNAN COUNTY - Authorities say a 26-year-old man was drunk Thursday morning when he rolled an SUV, then kept driving.

According to DPS, a vehicle was involved in a rollover accident in Robinson about 6 a.m. on I-35, near exit 329. The vehicle landed on its wheels. The driver continued driving the vehicle with the tires blown out following the accident.

The vehicle made it to Spring Valley Dr., just past Old Lorena Rd., when it stopped.

The driver and a 20-year-old passenger were initially trapped inside the vehicle. They were extricated from the vehicle and transported to Hillcrest with minor injuries.

The driver faces DWI charges and both could faces marijuana charges after police found marijuana. Police have not released the names of those involved at this time.
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