POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety arrested a 50-year-old woman after a wreck on FM 356 in Polk County Saturday night involving a car and two motorcycles claimed the life of a Montgomery man and seriously injured his passenger.
Melisa Ann Miller, of Onalaska, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on three charges - intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle, intoxicated assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury, and possession of a dangerous drug. Collectively, her bail amount was set at $19,500.
According to a DPS press release, the accident occurred at about 9 p.m. Saturday about four miles north of Onalaska. A 2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor driven by Miller was heading east on FM 356 when it crossed the center line, went into the westbound lanes, and struck two Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Miller was taken to CHI St. Luke's Hospital in Livingston, where she was treated and released.
Ronald Lee Creech, 54, of Huntsville, was the first motorcyclist that was hit. He was treated at the scene and released.
The driver and passenger of the second motorcycle were identified as James Thomas Bradberry, 38, and Melissa Bradberry, both of Montgomery.
Both of them were taken to the Conroe Medical Center, and James Bradberry was pronounced dead at about 11:30 p.m., the press release stated. Melissa Bradberry was later transported to a Houston hospital, and she is listed in critical condition.
The wreck is still under investigation.