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From 2001 to 2010 Dallas had the fifth highest rate of drunk driving deaths among the country’s 25 largest cities and the fourth highest rate of traffic fatalities overall, according to a statistics review conducted by IDV Solutions. Drunk driving is never excusable and is completely avoidable. Alcohol impairment leads to slowed reaction times, poor decision making, lack of coordination, and a lack of concentration. All of these components can make for a deadly or disastrous outcome.

Drunk drivers are not only a threat to themselves and other motorists, but pedestrians, cyclists and sometimes even people sitting in their own homes. There have been multiple accounts where a drunk driver lost control of their vehicle and plowed into a residence or even a public establishment injuring or killing innocent people,

Crash to be Investigated as DUI

Posted: September 30th, 2014 | Categories: DWI and DUI

One man is dead while another is critically injured after a two vehicle accident on State Highway 360.

The crash occurred on Friday morning at approximately 2:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes of 360 on the eastbound ramp interchange heading …

Police Cruiser Crash Involving DWI Driver

Posted: June 10th, 2014 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Bruce VamerAuthorities from the Arlington police department report that a motorist they suspected of driving under the influence of crashing into one of their patrol cars over the weekend. The police officer who was inside of the patrol car at the …

Drunk Driver Creates Program to Help College Students

Posted: April 11th, 2014 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Alcohol removes clear judgment from individuals and can cause them to commit tragedies. However, after sobering up, sometimes a drunk who did something terrible will want to make a difference. That’s what one student is trying to do at UT …

Drunk Driver Plows through the Neighborhood

Posted: April 9th, 2014 | Categories: DWI and DUI

A driver doesn’t have to cause injury to someone to be liable in a civil suit. Property damage is another major reason why a suit is filed. It can be very expensive to replace property. Some accidents can even make …

Three Firefighters Injured by Drunk Driver

Posted: April 7th, 2014 | Categories: DWI and DUI

In another drunk driving story, this time involving a wreck with a fire truck, three Arlington firefighters were injured in a crash on Interstate 30. They were working on the scene of a rollover accident around 3 in the morning …

Mother Kills her two Children in Drunk Driving Crash

Posted: April 1st, 2014 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Alcohol and driving never mix. It only takes a tiny amount for judgment and reaction times to be impaired, and the results can be deadly. People have been beating the drum against drinking and driving for decades now. Here’s one

DUI Driver Crashes Into Dallas Home

Posted: March 18th, 2014 | Categories: DWI and DUI

LoozrboyCar accidents happen all too often in Dallas.  Many times, however, they don’t even involve two cars. Property damage can be extremely expensive, putting many people into debt after an event that may not have even been their fault.

The …

Woman Arrested for Second DUI in Two Weeks

Posted: March 4th, 2014 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Shane GorskiDriving under the influence is a very dangerous thing to do. For some people, though, they never learn and repeatedly put the lives of other people in danger. Sometimes that danger is realized.

A woman by the name of Hallie …

Drunk Driver Kills 1 in One-Way Accident

Posted: January 28th, 2014 | Categories: DWI and DUI

One person is dead after a head-on collision on Central Expressway Monday morning. According to Richardson police, officers attempted to stop the driver of an SUV that was going the wrong way in the northbound lanes of the Central Expressway …

Man Pleads Guilty to Three Counts of Intoxication Manslaughter

Posted: December 5th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Last Memorial Day weekend, Sr. Cpl. Patty Carter was given the devastating news that her son Jeremy had been killed by a drunk driver. On May 23, 2012, Matthew Moore was driving while intoxicated (DUI). Moore crashed his vehicle into …

President’s Relative May Face Deportation after DUI

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

A Kenyan-born uncle of President Barack Obama’s faces possible deportation after being charged in a DUI incident in 2011. Onyango Obama, the 69-year-old half-brother of the president’s late father is scheduled for an immigration hearing in order to argue that …

Man Runs from Accident, Ends up Dying from Reckless Driving

Posted: November 18th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

A man has died and child was injured after their vehicle struck a fire hydrant, rolled over and crashed into the garage of a nearby home on Friday afternoon. The accident happened at Culver Avenue and Southwest Boulevard where emergency …

SUV Plows Through Church Due to Medical Issue with Driver

Posted: November 7th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

An SUV has driven through a Fort Worth church Wednesday morning. At about 11:30 a.m., a man who was driving the Yukon apparently suffered a seizure and drove through an intersection and almost 50 yards before ending up hitting the …

Thousands of People Arrested for DUI in just 18 Days

Posted: October 9th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Texas Highway Patrol reports that troopers have made nearly 1,700 driving-while-intoxicated or DUI arrests in a special enforcement period. This special enforcement period included the Labor Day holiday weekend.

The Texas Department of Public Safety recently announced the results against …

Alleged Drunk Driver Leads Police on 40 Minute Chase

Posted: October 8th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Arlington police were led on a chase by a suspected drunk driver early Monday morning.

It all began when officers attempted to stop a white pickup truck in the 4900 block of Little Road. The driver refused to pull over …

Family Files Suit Against Teen Drunk Driver that Allegedly Killed Four People

Posted: September 26th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

The family of a man who was killed by a teen who was charged with drunk driving has filed suit against his parents and their company. Brian Paul Jennings, a youth pastor, and three other people were killed in an …

16-Year Old Going to Court for Killing 4 and Injuring 2 from Drunk Driving

Posted: September 13th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

A 16-year-old has been charged with charged with four counts of intoxication manslaughter and two counts of intoxication assault for a deadly wreck that killed four people in Burleson in June. Ethan Couch, age 16, appeared in court on Wednesday …

Drunk Driver Goes Into Oncoming Traffic, Jackknives Trailer

Posted: September 5th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

An accident involving a car and a big rig on Highway 75 in Collin County shut down the highway for a number of hours. Wreckage was strewn across several lanes of traffic and caused snarls for traffic travelling in …

DUI Suspect Has Shootout With Cops

Posted: August 13th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

A 21-year-old man has been arrested Monday by Dallas Police for allegedly having opened fire on police officers on the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge then attempting to evade police on foot near the Trinity River.

According to Dallas police Sr. …

DUI Driver Kills Entire Family

Posted: July 25th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Two adults and one child have been left dead after an overnight crash in Arlington.

Police say the three victims were traveling east on I-30 when a pickup truck slammed into the back of their small sedan. Their car was …

Girl in Critical Condition after DUI Accident

Posted: July 9th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

A girl has been left in critical condition at Dallas Children’s Medical Center, while five other children have been hospitalized following an accident in the early morning hours that involved an SUV and a suspected drunk driver.

Dallas Police say …

Bus Driver Indicted for Accident

Posted: July 5th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

A Texas Department of Public Safety investigation rendered a decision that has bus driver Loyd Rieve as being responsible for the April bus crash in Irving that ended in the death of three women who were on a charter that …

Officer Drinks off the Clock and Gets Caught

Posted: July 1st, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

According to station WFAA, a local Fort Worth police officer was arrested Wednesday night after an accident on the suspicion of driving while intoxicated when he was off duty.

At around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, while driving his personal vehicle …

DUI Driver Crashes into Living Room

Posted: June 21st, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

Two recent incidents of drinking and driving that happened in less than a week have a Carrollton neighborhood more than a little concerned.

The accidents, one occurring late Tuesday evening and a second on Saturday, both were the result of …

Distracted Driving Injures Seven

Posted: June 19th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

A total of seven motorists were injured in a collision on the Bush Turnpike on Saturday involving a car and a pickup truck.

The accident happened at around 7:30 p.m. near the Preston Road Exit near the border of Dallas …

If you lose a loved one or become seriously injured due to the negligence of a drunk driver, you need a legal team to help you hold the responsible party accountable. The results of an alcohol related accident can be devastating, cause physical pain, as well as substantial financial loss. Finding the right attorney to help you gain rightful compensation can be essential in helping you get your life back.

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