Orange, TX – US-90 (I-10) Crash Victims Identified by Police
Orange, TX (October 31, 2019) – Two victims killed in Interstate 10 collision were identified by police.
At approximately 5 a.m. on October 30, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 10. According to reports, A GMC pickup truck was traveling down the roadway when it failed to control its speed and collided with five other vehicles, which were stopped at a red light.
Two people inside the first car struck by the GMC were fatally wounded.
The two victims, later identified as 40-year-old Vernon Morris and 45-year-old Alvin Beck, both were declared deceased at the scene.
The driver of the GMC, 29-year-old Jesse Griffin, was arrested and charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter.
At this time, police are investigating.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of both Vernon Morris and Alvin Beck. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Drunk Driving Accidents in Texas
Statistics from 2016 demonstrate that over 5,100 accidents occurred in Texas due to drivers who were under the influence of drugs or alcohol while operating their vehicles. Sadly, thousands of individuals suffer fatal injuries in these horrific and preventable accidents. When victims lose their lives in fatal collisions, due to drunk drivers, it is crucial that the victim’s surviving relatives contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas.
The Benton Law Firm understands the difficulties families face after losing a loved one. Knowing an individual lost their life due to a drunk driver makes the situation even more unbearable. For this reason, we work diligently to provide aggressive and competent representation to victims across Texas to ensure drunk drivers are held accountable for their actions. If your loved one died in a tragic collision, due to the negligent or reckless actions of another driver, contact our car accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to get help now.
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