Chamber County, TX – Jacob Vernon Breaux Arrested For Boat Crash
Chamber County, TX (June 25, 2019) – On June 23, just before 8 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a boat accident in the Old and Lost River near Interstate 10.
According to reports, a ski boat and a bass fishing boat collided on the water. As a result of the collision, two people sustained fatal wounds and were pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. These two victims were identified as 36-year-old William Robert Bowles and 48-year-old Laura Kay Grant.
A third victim, 29-year-old Zachary Jackson Miles, was transported to Hermann Memorial Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. All three victims were on the fishing boat.
Four additional people involved in the collision were injured.
Reports from authorities indicate that the driver of one of the boats, 23-year-old Jacob Vernon Breaux, was arrested and charged with three counts of intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and two counts of intoxication assault with a vehicle.
At this time, two injured victims remain in critical condition.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Boat Accidents In Texas
Over 3,700 people lose their lives in fatal collisions across Texas annually. Unfortunately, a large percentage of accidents occur due to drivers who are under the influence of alcohol while operating their vehicles. Although less common than other types of accidents, a large number of people are killed in boat accidents every year. When victims lose their lives due to impaired drivers, it is crucial for surviving relatives to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Over the years, Texas boat accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Over the years, we have helped countless victims collect multi-million dollar settlements for their claims. We understand the difficulties families face in the aftermath of fatal collisions, which is why we work diligently to help those harmed get the justice they deserve. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas today at (214) 219-4878 to get the justice you deserve.
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