Man arrested for intoxication assault following Tuesday morning wreck

Early Tuesday morning, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to Southeast 10th and South Taylor avenue on a traffic accident.

Officials that Johnny Sapien, 28, was driving his 2006 Nissan SUV east bound at 10th and Taylor and struck the passenger side of a Ford F150 pickup pulling a u-haul trailer south bound on Taylor. Both the driver and passenger of the Ford were transported to an area hospital.

Investigators suspected Sapien was driving under the influence of alcohol and transported him to an area hospital, where he consented to a blood draw. He was later arrested for intoxication assault and booked in the Potter County Jail.

This incident is being investigated by the Amarillo Police Traffic Investigation Unit.

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