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Drunk Driving Accidents Rasansky Law Firm December 23, 2015
Ethan Couch Fugitive
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

The FBI and U.S. Marshals are looking for “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, believed to be on the run with help from his mother. In July of 2013, an intoxicated 16-year-old Ethan Couch rammed his pickup truck into a group of pedestrians at over 65 mph on a suburban Texas road, killing 4 people and seriously injuring two others….

Accident Scene
Staff April 22, 2015

Five people have been injured in a car accident, and police believe alcohol may have played a role. Credit: Longview PD LONGVIEW, TX (04/21/2015) — Police believe alcohol may have played a role in a head-on car accident on Loop 281 which left five people injured, including three children. Officers from the Longview Police Department were called…

Miranda Abshire Accident
Staff March 10, 2015

ALVARADO, TX (03/08/2015) — According to police, alcohol may be a factor in a wrong-way accident which left three people dead early Sunday morning. The fatal accident occurred just before 1:30 a.m. late Saturday night/ early Sunday morning on U.S. 67 (between County Road 810 and Baker Lane) in Alvarado, Texas. According to investigators, the…

Accident Scene
Staff February 11, 2015

DALLAS, TX (02/10/2015) — Travis Elwell has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after a Tuesday afternoon car accident which claimed the life of 34-year-old Emily Gabrielle Javadi. According to police, 23-year-old Travis Elwell was driving a silver BMW through Uptown Dallas on Tuesday afternoon when he struck the rear of a parked vehicle on McKinney…

Taurean Babcock Killed in DWI Accident
Staff December 23, 2014

DALLAS, TX (12/20/2014) — A 20-year-old suspect has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after a car accident which claimed the life of 16-year-old Taurean Babcock. The accident happened at around 1:15 a.m. late Friday night/ early Saturday morning when, according to police, a suspected drunk driver blew a stop light and slammed into another vehicle…

Vivence Bugilimfura
Staff January 21, 2016

BEDFORD, TX (12/14/2014) — 23-year-old Vivence Bugilimfura has been arrested following an early Sunday morning auto accident which claimed the life of Lynker Kabera and left seven other people hospitalized. The accident occurred at around 4:45 a.m. when, according to reports, Vivence Bugilimfura was driving a van in the eastbound TEXpress toll lanes of Airport…

Accident Scene
Staff December 1, 2014

FORT WORTH, TX (11/29/2014) — An 11-year-old girl is fighting for her life following a Saturday morning accident involving an alleged drunk driver near Truett Wilson Middle School. The accident, which was reported at around 9:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, occurred in the 14200 block of Sendera Ranch Boulevard in Fort Worth. At least one…

Accident Scene
Staff October 20, 2014

VICTORIA, TX (10/19/2014) — 9-year-old Sophia Calhoun has been tragically killed after the vehicle in which she was riding was struck by a suspected drunk driver. The accident occurred early Sunday morning, October 19th, on Houston Highway (in front of the Victoria Walmart) at around 2:00 a.m. According to reports, 41-year-old Rodolfo Alvarez, of Victoria,…

Nancy Sterling-Dalton Car Accident
Staff October 1, 2014

BUDA, TX (9/29/2014) — A two-vehicle car accident Monday night has claimed the life of 60-year-old Nancy Sterling-Dalton. Police have arrested the other driver on charges of intoxication manslaughter. The accident occurred in northern Hayes County at around 8:00 p.m. Monday night on FM 1626 just south of Buda, Texas. For those familiar with the…

Rory Reaves Arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter
Staff August 26, 2014

HURST, TX (8/21/2014) — Josh Cain has been killed after his motorcycle was struck by a suspected drunk driver in Hurst, Texas. According to reports, 21-year-old Josh Cain, of Bedford, was riding a motorcycle westbound on Pipeline Road when a tan GMC Yukon SUV traveling in the opposite direction turned left in front of Cain,…

Patel Car Accident
Staff July 11, 2014

KILGORE, TX (07/10/2014) — Two young children were killed, and their parents hospitalized after an alleged drunk driver drove the wrong way on Loop 259 and caused a head-on accident late Wednesday night/ early Thursday morning. Authorities say that 22-year-old Shelby Taylor was intoxicated and driving the wrong way on Loop 259 when she caused…

Jeff Rasansky January 28, 2016

A month after a Dallas woman’s body was found in a burnt-out car in a mall parking lot, Texas authorities have reported that they believe the hairdresser’s death was the result of an alcohol-related car accident, not a murder. On November 4, the charred body of 22-year-old Elizabeth Lightfoot was discovered behind a strip mall…

Jeff Rasansky February 12, 2015

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman is asking for probation if he’s convicted of manslaughter from driving under the influence which involved a fatal car accident of his friend and other Dallas Cowboy football team player. The football player, Josh Brent, is scheduled for trial in September to face a manslaughter charge from a DUI that on…

Determining Fault in a Car Accident
Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

House member apologizes for DWI accident. According to reporting in TrailBlazersBlog.com, a member of the El Paso House has apologized for an accident she was involved in. The House member, Naomi Gonzalez, was involved in a car crash after she hit another car in an Austin intersection, which then struck a bicyclist. The same reporting…

Accident Scene
Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Driver Arrested on Suspicion of DWI after Wreck KRISTV reports that a woman has been arrested on suspicion of DWI following an early morning crash in Corpus Christi. The woman allegedly slammed into the back of a car, causing the two women in the car to require emergency extraction by first responders. The women were…

Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

DWI Allegedly Causes 4-Car Crash A collision involving four cars was allegedly the fault of a drunk driver, according to a report in the River Cities Daily Tribune. According to the report, the accident occurred at sometime around 5:30 PM during the last part of January. The man arrested was 44 years old, from Austin…

Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Dallas Cowboy Player Charged in Car Wreck is on Sidelines CBS News reports that Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was on the sidelines a week after a car accident that killed teammate Jerry Brown on December 8, 2012. Brent is currently on reserve/nonfootball illness, according to the report. He has been charged with intoxication manslaughter…

Cargo Left on the Highway
Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Witnesses to the accident as well as initial evidence have led the Texas Department of Public Safety to believe that both driving under the influence of alcohol and illegal street racing were factors in a seven-vehicle chain reaction crash that took place in Dallas on Tuesday, August 21, 2012. The fatal drunk driving accident occurred…

Automobile Accidents
Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Popular restaurant chain Applebee’s has settled a Dallas personal injury lawsuit with a family that says the company should never have served so much alcohol to a patron in the hours before a serious car accident that seriously and permanently injured their son. According to Dallas-Fort Worth news sources, Stewart Richardson drank 23 alcoholic beverages…

Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

The oldest son of a Dallas police officer was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver in downtown Dallas on Friday morning – a tragic accident that brought his family and the community together in mourning. According to local Texas news sources, the fatal Dallas car accident took place at the intersection of South…

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