Suspect charged in fatal accident at 15300 Clay Rd., deputy injured

Liobardo Reyes has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault on a public servant in connection to this morning’s head-on collision with a Harris County Sheriff’s deputy in the 15300 block of Clay Rd. in west Harris County.

Reyes, 24, was driving a 2007 Ford Fusion with an unidentified female as the front right passenger. He was driving in the wrong direction at about 3 a.m. (westbound in the eastbound lanes). HCSO Deputy D. Johnson was driving his patrol unit eastbound when he was struck by Reyes.

The female passenger in the Ford Fusion was killed. Both, Johnson and Reyes, were seriously injured and taken to Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute via LifeFlight where they remain.

Johnson is a 13-year veteran of HCSO.

The deputy involved in the collision is reportedly alert and responsive while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

The suspect was transported via LifeFlight to the same hospital and is currently being treated following the collision.

The female passenger of the vehicle was pronounced deceased upon arrival of emergency personnel.


Date of Occurance: 10/10/2014
Type of Case: Intoxication Manslaughter
Case #: HC140149265
Location: 15300 Clay Road
Complainant: Unknown
Suspect/Defendant: Liobardo Reyes
Notification of Next of Kin: No
Person Notified:
Date and Time: 10/10/2014 2:58:00 AM
Approved for Release: R. Musil
Title: Accident Investigator
Details: At approximately 0258 hours Liobardo Reyes was driving a 2007 Ford Fusion with an unknown female as the front right passenger. Mr. Reyes was driving the wrong direction (westbound in the eastbound lanes) in the 15300 block of Clay Road. Deputy D. Johnson was driving a Harris County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Unit (Chevrolet Impala) eastbound at the same time. The front left of the Fusion struck the front left of the patrol car. The unknown female was killed during the crash. Both drivers sustained serious bodily injury and were transported to the Memorial Hermann Hospital via Life Flight. Mr. Reyes was found to be intoxicated and was charged with Intoxication Manslaughter and Intoxication Assault on a Public Servant. This case remains under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Division.