Beaumont Police responded to the area of IH-10 EB @ Gulf in reference to a single vehicle accident where the vehicle flipped and people were apparently trapped inside. While officers were en route they were notified that two of the occupants were fleeing from the vehicle. Officers were able to apprehend them a short distance away from the crash.
The driver was found outside the vehicle with serious injuries and was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital.
The driver is facing an intoxication assault charge that will be filed by detectives, he was identified as Keith Bruno, age 46 from Beaumont.