In Texas, the mother of a 6-year-old boy who was a victim in a drunk driving accident confronted the man responsible for the accident and her son's condition. The man was charged with drunk driving and has been in prison since 2009. The mother visited him in jail and expressed her anger toward him about her son's condition.
A female bicyclist was involved in a car accident along Highway 90 in Marathon when a person talking on his cell phone while driving crashed his car into her. She was with her husband on a cross-country biking expedition a the time. While her husband was not injured in the car accident, she suffered multiple injuries to her arms, neck, wrist and ribs. She had to go through a few neck and elbow surgeries.
According to a recent report, Texas has approximately 79,000 miles of roadways spread across the state. With Texas being the second largest state in the country, these roads cover a variety of terrains, each creating different challenges for drivers. Recent car accident statistics show that the number of crashes resulting in death or injury has been increasing over the years, and this information has led to the state starting a safety campaign.
A Texas man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for driving under the influence and killing a 10-year-old boy. He admitted to drunk driving and pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault. The court handed the man a 10-year prison sentence for intoxication manslaughter. He has to serve half his sentence before he is eligible for parole.