Woman arrested for DWI with children in vehicle

Woman arrested for DWI with children in vehicle
Helen Losoya (Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated with two children in the vehicle.

Helen Losoya, 25, was charged Friday night with injury to a child and driving while intoxicated with a child passenger.

Odessa police said they were called out to the 1200 block of West 42nd St. in reference to a crash.

We're told an investigation revealed that a gray 2001 Nissan Frontier was driving on the wrong side of the road and struck a red 1995 Chevrolet Silverado head-on.

Police said Losoya was driving the Nissan and two passengers in her vehicle were 8-years-old and 6-year-old. An investigation revealed that both children weren't restrained.

Losoya, the two children and the driver of the Chevrolet, were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to the report, while police were talking with Losoya, they could smell an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her breath.

Losoya was later arrested.

Child Protective Services were notified about the incident and the children were released to a family member.

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