You don’t need
the specialist knowledge of a Texas autoaccident injury attorney to know driving and alcohol or drugs don’t
even by the standards of alleged drunk driving accidents a recent crash in San
Antonio was heartbreaking.
wreck in the city in the early hours of June 18, 2012 claimed the lives of four
people, and injured two others.
occupants of the car were killed when it slammed into construction equipment by
the side of the road.
Associated Press cited jail records showing 35-year-old Larry William Demers
was jailed on three counts of intoxication manslaughter, two counts of
intoxication assault and a probation violation. His bonds total $420,000.
driver only suffer minor injuries. Passengers in the car he was traveling in
were less fortunate.
police statement said a 31-year-old woman and two children, ages 2 and 3, were
killed outright in this crash. And a 5-year-old child died later at a hospital.
child aged 12 is hospitalized in critical condition at University Hospital. Our
thoughts are with the relatives of those who died in this tragic crash.
If this driver was intoxicated at the time of this horrific
crash there can be few more damning indictments than the four deaths that
resulted from the accident.
As well as the criminal charges he could also face a
wrongful death lawsuit brought by relatives of those who died.
In 2009 Texas recorded 1,235
road deaths linked to DWIs. This represented 40 percent of all deaths on the
roads of the state that year, indicating Texas has one of the most significant
drunk driving problems in the United States.
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injury you suffered from a drunk driver or if a family member was killed,
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