Another Charge For July 4 Accident Suspect

By Megan Moore
NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, Texas - Laurie Mechelle Mendoza faces a second charge: aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on top of an intoxication assault charge.

The July 4 accident in South Amarillo sent several people to the hospital.

Mendoza is accused of being drunk when she ran into another car waiting to turn into John Stiff Park.

Four people went to the hospital that night, including two small children, but all survived.