Drunk Driver Charged in Wreck Involving Deputy

Charges have been filed against an East Texas man involved in a drunk driving wreck with a Nacogdoches County reserve deputy.

Matt Vaglica of Sour Lake is charged with four counts of intoxication assault because his two passengers were hurt in the wreck. Also injured were Deputy Ben Curtis and his wife.

Curtis was responding to a call Saturday night when Vaglica crashed into his patrol car on Highway 21 East.

Twenty-one year-old Vaglica is in the hospital recovering from his injuries. Ben Curtis and his wife are both in serious condition with broken bones.