An alleged drunk driver recently struck a patrol car, killing another suspected drunk driver. Two Texas police officers were injured in the apparent drunk driving wreck. The driver accused of causing the wreck was also injured and treated at a hospital, from which he was then released into police custody. This was not his first drunk driving charge, and he has since been charged with murder.
A recent Fourth of July fireworks celebration ended in the arrest of a woman who allegedly crashed her vehicle into an area that had been blocked off for the celebration. Accused of drunk driving, the woman is facing two counts for intoxication manslaughter, which is a second degree felony. Two minors were killed in the incident.
Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft are relatively popular among groups who otherwise do not have or want a designated driver. Police in Texas say one group's plan to use Uber after a night out drinking backfired when they ended up getting into a vehicle with a driver who was allegedly intoxicated. The Uber driver has since been charged with drunk driving.
A Texas police officer is currently recovering after she was struck by an alleged drunk driver. The driver is facing a drunk driving related charge for intoxication assault on a public servant. He has also been charged for failure to slow, causing serious bodily injury. Police might still be waiting on the results of a toxicology report.
A woman who allegedly caused a serious accident was recently arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police charged her with intoxication assault, a drunk driving charge that can carry steep penalties if she is convicted. Although she was initially taken into custody by Texas police, the driver was later released on $5,000 bail.
Texas residents who like to travel might be familiar with the travel website Trivago as well as its television personality, Tim Williams. Williams is featured in many of the Trivago commercials and is frequently referred to as simply the "Trivago Guy." However, Williams future as the company spokesperson could be in question after his recent drunk driving arrest.
A Texas man was recently arrested for allegedly causing an accident that injured a police officer. Police charged the driver with intoxication assault of a police officer, but this is apparently not his first drunk driving offense. He was previously arrested and charged with a DWI back in Jan. 2019.
Police in Texas recently arrested two people accused of driving under the influence of alcohol. The arrests followed a fatal accident in which one person was killed and another was left in a coma. One of those arrested for drunk driving did not cause the accident and was actually in a vehicle that was hit by the other alleged drunk driver.
Texas football fans might be most familiar with Vince Young as the former quarterback for the Titans, but he recently made headlines for his alleged actions off of the field. According to reports, the former football player was recently arrested on drunk driving charges in Texas. Reportedly, this is Young's second DUI arrest.
Criminal charges can have real-life implications outside of the courtroom. Aside from serving jail time or paying out steep fines, some people find that their situations can even affect their employment. This was apparently the case for a Texas teacher who was recently arrested for a drunk driving accident.