Dallas, TX – Five Injured By Drunk Driver On Mockingbird Ln & Roper St
Dallas, TX (April 16, 2019) – In the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 16, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Mockingbird Lane and Roper Street.
According to reports, a driver, who was under the influence of alcohol, ran a red light at the intersection and crashed into two other vehicles. The drunk driver was sent to the hospital for treatment, as well as a driver and a three-year-old child in another vehicle. Two other individuals were provided medical treatment at the scene of the incident.
Our thoughts are with everyone who was injured or affected by this terrible and preventable accident as we hope for fast and full recoveries for all involved.
Drunk Driving Accidents In Texas
Over 13,000 motor vehicle accidents occur annually in Texas due to alcohol-impaired drivers. During 2016 alone, over 1,400 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents caused by drivers under the influence of alcohol. Sadly, thousands more are left to deal with serious and life-altering injuries, like spinal cord injuries from these horrific collisions.
Victims injured in motor vehicle accidents caused by drunk drivers should contact a Texas car accident attorney as soon as possible. Those harmed may be able to obtain compensation to offset financial burdens they face from lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more.
Our Texas accident injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm work diligently to help those harmed get the justice and compensation they deserve. For years, we have helped multiple victims collect multi-million dollar settlements for their claims. If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by an impaired driver, contact our Texas car accident attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you protect your legal rights.
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