Police, Brownwood Fire Department and Guardian EMS responded shortly after midnight Thursday to the report of a one-vehicle accident. A Brown County Sheriff's deputy also responded to the scene to assist with a language barrier between officers and the suspect.
After investigating the incident, 26-year-old Neri Herrera-Jemenez was arrested for DWI, according to police reports. He was taken to Brownwood Regional Medical Center by police for a blood draw and transported to Brown County Jail.
The suspect's vehicle struck and broke the utility pole at the intersection. Workers are scheduled to replace the pole.