33-Year-Old Eyob Demoze Fetene Killed in DUI Crash on Interstate 10 near Hawkins Boulevard in El Paso
El Paso, TX. (February 9, 2021)- Eyob Demoze Fetene was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on February 7, 2021 in El Paso, Texas. The accident occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Interstate 10 near Hawkins Boulevard. Police reported that the driver of a westbound SUV made a U-turn, struck a center concrete divider and continued traveling eastbound on the highway. The SUV then crashed head-on into a westbound vehicle driven by Fetene. The impact caused Fetene’s vehicle to spin out of control and hit a third vehicle. Fetene was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the SUV was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Eyob Demoze Fetene. 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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