Two men are facing charges after a major accident shut down part of Interstate 45 at FM 518 Saturday, League City police said.

Roberto Soreno, 34, was charged with reckless injury to a child after his black Camaro collided with another car, said Matt Maggiolino, a police spokesman.

Officers were responding to a report of a reckless driver at 4:24 p.m. Saturday when a driver in a black Camaro was involved in an accident, Maggiolino said.

About three cars were involved in the accident in the 400 block of the northbound side of the interstate, Maggiolino said.

A boy in the passenger seat of the Camaro was flown to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. The boy was listed in stable condition Sunday morning, and officials think he will be OK, Maggiolino said.

While officers were working, another vehicle drove through the accident scene, which led to a chase, Maggiolino said.

Jorge Gonzalez, 26, was charged with six counts of aggravated assault against a public servant and one count of evading arrest, Maggiolino said. Gonzalez’s bond was set at $630,000, jail records show.

Gonzalez has municipal holds on him placed by the Texas City Police Department and by Harris County, jail records show.

Soreno was being treated for injuries at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He will be taken to Galveston County jail when he is released. Soreno’s bond was set at $10,000, jail records show.

All four lanes on Interstate 45 reopened about 8:40 p.m. Saturday, officials said.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com


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