Spring, TX – Deputy Constable Injured In DUI Crash On Beltway 8
Spring, TX (April 5, 2019) – On Friday, April 5, around 2 a.m., a Harris County Deputy constable was traveling down Beltway 8 near Veteran’s Memorial Drive when he was struck by a drunk driver.
According to investigators, the deputy’s patrol SUV and the alleged drunk driver were both traveling east along the Beltway when the deputy’s vehicle was struck in the back by another vehicle.
The deputy was trapped inside the vehicle and suffered injuries to his head. The patrol officer was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment. The suspected drunk driver was also taken to an area hospital for treatment to unknown injuries and subsequently charged with intoxication assault of a police officer.
Our prayers are with the deputy injured in this collision. We hope he is able to make a full recovery from injuries sustained in the collision.
Impaired Driving Accidents In Texas
Every year, over 250,000 victims are injured in car accidents across Texas. Unfortunately, impaired drivers are the leading cause of motor vehicle accidents across our state between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. Impaired drivers can wreak havoc for others on the roadway.
Drivers who are impaired often experience delayed reaction times, a lack of coordination, an inability to focus, and impaired vision. All of these negative traits make very dangerous situations on roadways across our state. Victims injured by impaired drivers should contact a Texas car accident attorney as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Accident victims should contact a Texas personal injury attorney from the Benton Law Firm as soon as possible to obtain remuneration for medical expenses, lost wages, and various other damages sustained in their accidents. Our team of reputable accident injury attorneys in Texas have years of experience helping those wronged get the justice they deserve. Contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to explore the legal options available for your case.
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