Ernesto, Leslie and Ashley DeLeon Killed, Laura Sanchez-Quiroz Seriously Injured in DUI Crash on N. Hampton Road and Singleton Boulevard in Dallas
Dallas, TX. (May 29, 2020)- Ernesto, Leslie and Ashley DeLeon were killed, and Laura Sanchez-Quiroz was seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash on May 25, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. The crash occurred around 1:35 a.m. at the N. Hampton Road and Singleton Boulevard intersection. Police reported that the driver of an SUV was traveling westbound on Singleton Boulevard at a high rate of speed while Ernesto DeLeon was driving a Toyota Camry southbound on N. Hampton Road. The driver of the SUV ran a red light and struck the side of DeLeon’s Camry at the intersection. The impact caused the Camry to rotate counterclockwise and collide with two other vehicles. Ernesto and his daughter Leslie, who was a passenger in the Camry, were pronounced dead at the scene. Ernesto’s daughter Ashley, and her mother Laura Sanchez-Quiroz, who were also passengers of the Camry, were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Ashley later succumbed to her injuries. Sanchez-Quiroz remains in serious condition. The driver of the SUV was arrested and is facing three charges of intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and one charge of intoxication assault with a vehicle. The crash remains under investigation.
We wish Laura Sanchez-Quiroz a complete recovery. Our thoughts are with her and her family at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Ernesto, Leslie and Ashley DeLeon. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
DUI Accidents in Texas
In 2017, studies show that approximately 13,177 accidents were caused by drunk driving in Texas. As a result of these accidents, approximately 521 people lost their lives and another 1,271 sustained injuries. Accidents almost always result when alcohol is involved because drivers are in less control of their bodies and vehicles, making them more prone to crashing into others.
Families who have lost loved ones in DUI accidents have the right to seek help from an experienced Texas wrongful death lawyer to help them file wrongful death lawsuits. At The Benton Law Firm, we offer those services and have succeeded in helping numerous families win their claims. Contact our office today for a free consultation at 214-777-7777.
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