Bellmead, TX – 2 Injured In DUI Collision On I-35
Bellmead, TX (July 5, 2019) – An officer from the Department of Public Safety that two people were hospitalized for sustained injuries in a crash on I-35 at marker 338 in Bellmead. The crash happened in the early morning of Friday, July 5th, at around 7:30 a.m.
The officer claims that an erratic Dodge van struck a Ford SUV from the rear.
The driver of the SUV and their passenger were taken to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center for medical treatment. The identity of the victims and their current condition have not been released.
The driver of the Dodge was charged with a misdemeanor for driving while intoxicated.
Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recoveries.
Reckless Driving Accidents In Texas
There 1,438 people were killed in auto accidents involving an intoxicated driver across the state of Texas in 2016.
Shockingly, this figure accounts for 38.1 percent of the total number of car crash deaths in the state that year.
Houston leads the state in DUI related accidents with over 89 fatal crashes involving intoxicated drivers in 2016.
Drivers are unable to react to hazards on the road and are at a greater risk of injuring others when they are behind the wheel of a car after drinking.
If you or a loved one has been harmed by an intoxicated driver, contact us at (214) 771-9365 to see how we can help you.
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