San Antonio, TX – Gavin Walence Killed in DUI Accident on I-35
San Antonio, TX (November 2, 2019) On the morning of November 1st, a deadly car accident happened at the 14600 block of Interstate 35 North. According to reports, a man was driving his vehicle on the highway when he hit barriers and ended up about 100 yards past the exit ramp before his vehicle came to a stop.
Another vehicle rear-ended his vehicle, which caused him to eject onto the highway where he was run over by oncoming vehicles.
When emergency crews arrived, they found the man dead on the highway. He has been identified as Gavin Walence. The fatal collision happened at about 3:00 a.m.
Authorities are currently investigating the accident, but they believe the driver of the other vehicle, 25-year-old Violeta Martinez, was under the influence at the time of the crash. She has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
We send our condolences to the family of Gavin Walence. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
DUI Accidents in Texas
DUI accidents occur most frequently during weekends between the hours of midnight and 6:00 a.m. During these hours, drivers are usually on their way home from parties, clubs, lounges, and bars. After a certain amount of alcohol, drivers lose their ability to control their vehicles, and their eyesight becomes blurry. Under these circumstances, it’s highly likely that drivers will cause serious collisions.
At The Benton Law Firm, we assist grieving families with their wrongful death lawsuits every day. We work hard to help them win their lawsuits and recover funds to assist them with medical expenses, funeral costs, and more. Contact our office for a free consultation if you lost a loved one in a vehicle accident. We can be reached at (214)219-4878.
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