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Update: A driver is facing charges from early morning accident on Saunders

Jacob Matthews, 20, has been charged with possession of marijuana and control substances.
Accident on Saunders sends two people to the hospital
Accident on Saunders sends two people to the hospital(KGNS)
Published: Feb. 25, 2021 at 7:31 AM CST
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - A man is facing charges after an accident yesterday morning.

Jacob Matthews, 20, has been charged with possession of marijuana and control substances.

According to the Laredo Fire Department, the accident happened at around 2:30 in the morning at the intersection of Saunders and Barcelona.

Upon arrival, officials saw a black-colored vehicle driven by Matthews that crashed into a light pole.

Matthews and an 18-year-old woman were found injured at the scene.

They were taken to a hospital for medical attention and authorities say Saunders street was temporarily shut down since the accident caused a gas line to break.

Officials are investigating an early morning accident that sent a young man and a woman to the hospital.

According to the Laredo Fire Department, the accident happened on Thursday morning at around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of Saunders and Barcelona.

Upon arrival, officials saw a black-colored vehicle that crashed into a light pole.

Two patients, an 18-year-old woman, and a 20-year-old man were found injured at the scene.

They were treated and transported to a hospital in stable condition.

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