NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) - An Austin man is in jail after an accident in New Braunfels Saturday sank his car in a pond.
New Braunfels police responded to a call of an intoxicated driver near IH-35 and Highway 46.
Police say the 33-year-old Austin resident was attempting to park in the Market Place shopping center, located at 651 Business 34 North.
That's when police turned on their sirens and lights. According to officers, the man drove his car into a nearby pond.
Responding police officers approached the vehicle as the driver was trying to get out. Police say the man began to struggle with officers before safely being removed from the sinking car.
The man was taken to the Comal County Jail and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Police say the man had a "blood alcohol content," B.A.C., greater or equal to .15, which is a class A misdemeanor.
No one was injured in the incident according to police.
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