San Antonio, TX – 2 Injured in Drunk Driving Crash on I-35 at W Mayfield Blvd
San Antonio, TX (July 4, 2019) – Two are reported injured after an allegedly drunk driver slammed into the back of a broken down vehicle on the side of the road. The crash happened in the early hours of Thursday, July 4th, at around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of I-35 and West Mayfield Blvd.
It was reported by authorities that the men were attempting to fix their car when a truck slammed into the back of their vehicle.
Both victims had to be taken to a local hospital for treatment of sustained injuries.
The at-fault driver was arrested under suspicions of driving while intoxicated.
The crash is currently being investigated by local police officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recoveries.
Texas Drunk Driving Accidents
In 2016, 1,438 people were killed in car crashes involving a drunk driver in the state of Texas.
This accounted for 38.1 percent of all auto accident fatalities in the state that year.
Houston specifically had a high rate of fatal drunk driving accidents, with over 89 fatal DUI related incidents in 2016.
When drivers operate a motor vehicle while intoxicated, they are unable to react to hazards on the road and are a greater risk of injuring others.
At the Benton Law Firm, our Texas drunk driving lawyers are dedicated to helping victims recover after being injured in a crash by a drunk driver.
If you or a loved one has been harmed by an intoxicated driver, contact us at (214) 771-9365 to see how we can help you.
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