Traffic Supervisor In Southlake Dies After Suspected DUI Accident
The City of Southlake is mourning one of its own following a suspected DUI accident last month.
The Dallas City News reports that Bill Hollings, Traffic Supervisor in the Public Works Transportation Division of the city of Southlake, died on Wednesday, August 19th after an accident that happened on July 23rd.
On the day of the accident, Hollings had been assisting the Southlake Police Department after a power outage that happened in the area of Pearson Lane and West Southlake Boulevard. As he was working with police at the intersection, Hollings was struck by a driver suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol.
City manager Shana Yelverton stated on behalf of the city of Southlake. “We are completely devastated at Bill’s loss. He was a devoted public servant, a traffic expert, and a kind co-worker. It’s a very emotional time for our team because we enjoyed his enthusiasm and positivity, “ she said. “Our prayers and deepest condolences are with Bill’s family and friends.”
Hollings began working for the City of Southlake in January of 2019. Before coming to Southlake, Hollings worked for the City of Arlington as a Crew Leader for the City’s Traffic Operations. Division. His prior employment also included working as a senior semiconductor technician.
Bill Hollings is survived by his wife, Vivian, and their five children, Roneka, Jocelyn, Audrey, Megan, and Ashbea. Funeral services for Mr. Hollings will be held in Fort Worth on Saturday, August 22nd.
We wish to express our deepest condolences to the friends, family, and colleagues of Bill Hollings at this difficult time.