Driver charged with DWI after women seriously injured on Angier Avenue in Durham

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Tuesday, June 27, 2023
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Charges filed after pedestrian seriously injured on Angier Avenue in Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Durham Police have charged a driver after a serious crash involving a pedestrian Monday night that closed a stretch of Angier Avenue.

On Tuesday, Bernardino Valtazal, 29, of Durham, was charged with Driving While Impaired.

Investigators said Valtazal was behind the wheel of a 2008 Honda Civic when it struck a woman who was crossing the street.

The road was closed for hours between Driver Street and Briggs Avenue. Police said it reopened just after 11:30 p.m.

The crash happened just after 8:45 p.m. at South Guthrie Drive and Angier Avenue. The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Valtazal was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation and more charges are pending, police said.