Dallas Area Car Accident Leads To Intoxication Assault Charges
April 25. 2012 16:00 by
A Dallas area
landed two female passengers in the hospital and the driver of the car in jail. The car accident happened shortly after 2:00 a.m. in North Richland Hills when the driver of a speeding car lost control, which resulted in the car going airborne across the service road and landing in a hotel parking lot. The two female passengers were ejected from the car and taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. It is believed that the driver of the car, Frederick Douglas, was intoxicated at the time of the accident, and as such, he was arrested and charged with two counts of intoxication assault with a vehicle. Police investigation of the car accident shut down traffic in the area until 7 a.m.
Simply because you voluntarily get into a car as a passenger doesn’t mean you relinquish your rights against the driver when his negligent acts cause a car accident. If you were a passenger involved in a single car accident, call the
Dallas car accident attorneys
at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins today at 214-484-1930 to discuss your rights.
Another Early Morning Wrong Way Car Accident In DFW Metroplex
August 12. 2011 09:50 by
What is starting to seem like a daily occurrence in the DFW Metroplex, another wrong way driver suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol caused a severe
. This time the accident happened on the Central Expressway in Dallas shortly after 2 a.m. A Lincoln traveling north in the southbound lanes of traffic struck a Honda head on. The driver of the Civic had to be cut from her vehicle. Both drivers were taken to
Baylor Medical Center
in serious condition. Police suspect that the driver of the Lincoln was intoxicated, and charges are expected.
Maybe it is just the press focusing on this issue a little more, but every few days there seems to be another report of a Dallas area
wrong way accident
caused by alcohol. If you or a loved has have been injured in a car accident caused by a drunk driver or a wrong way driver, call the
car wreck attorneys
at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins today at 214-484-1930.
Teen Suspected Of Drunk Driving Kills Motorcyclist In Crash
July 19. 2011 10:56 by
An 18 year old female is being held in Tarrant County jail charged with intoxication manslaughter following a late night car accident. Early reports indicate that Cristan Jerri Melancon was driving a Jeep Wrangler in Keller, Texas around 12:30 a.m. last night when she pulled out and struck a motorcycle driven by Jason Wakeford. Mr. Wakeford was pronounced dead at John Peter Smith Hospital about an hour later. Investigating officers believe Ms. Melancon was intoxicated at the time of the car accident. For more on this story, click
Accidents involving motorcycles often result in severe bodily injuries or fatalities. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident or hit by a drunk driver, call the Dallas car wreck attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins today at 214-484-1930.
Drunk Driver Wrecks Car Into Rear Of Police Vehicle Near Dallas, Texas
June 1. 2011 16:48 by
An unnamed woman in Richardson, Texas (a suburb just north of Dallas, Texas) was charged with intoxication assault after the car she was driving wrecked into the rear of a police officer’s vehicle. The car wreck occurred at approximately 12:30 this morning. The police car was sitting on the shoulder of Central Expressway in assisting a stranded driver when the car was rear ended by the suspected drunk driver. The officer was transported to a hospital, treated for whiplash, and later released. Click on the video for more on this story.