A moment in time in the year 2009 changed one family's life forever. The then 2-year-old son of a Texas couple suffered severe brain injury in an incident which led to drunk driving charges. The next six years were spent caring for the baby, who remained in a vegetative state and suffered damage in 80 percent of his brain after his family's vehicle was hit from behind by a driver later charged with having been intoxicated. Sadly, the journey of care for this young boy came to an end on a recent Sunday when he passed away due to his injuries.
A fatal accident has a gut-wrenching consequence, not only for the victim, but for the family and those who depend on them. In addition, a car accident can cause serious injuries to surviving victims. This is apparently true for a car accident that occurred on our Texas roadways in the recent weeks.
A car accident has claimed the life of a 9-year-old girl. Texas authorities were called out to the scene to conduct an investigation of the car accident. Initial reports suggest that one of the drivers was under the influence.
A long-time member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Ralph Hall, was the victim of a car accident recently. The car accident caused him to suffer injuries and left him hospitalized. It's not known if Texas officials plan on charging either of the drivers who were involved.
A woman has filed a lawsuit against another driver. The Texas woman was injured in a car accident and claims that the other party was under the influence. She is asking for judgment for an unspecified amount in damages.
A Texas woman was involved in a car accident when a male driver crashed into her car head-on while driving in the wrong direction. The car accident happened at 1:06 p.m. in the afternoon and resulted in the woman dying after the collision. She was 59 years old.
The promising life of a woman from Texas changed forever when she was involved in a drunk driving accident. The accident happened 14 years ago when she was a high school senior. Today she is still going through therapy and recovering from her injuries. Recently, she and the members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) participated in a march silently around the Capitol to honor the victims of drunk driving.
With Spring Break approaching, Texas law enforcement officials are cautioning people about road safety and drunk driving. Last year, drunk driving casualties during Spring Break were up 23 percent compared to Spring Break 2012. Law enforcement agencies across the state of Texas are joining forces with the Texas Department of Transportation to help prevent drunk driving.
A Texas man will have a new reason to smile 8 years after being in a tragic car accident. The car accident left him paralyzed and unable to speak. With high school graduation approaching, his high school has put together a fundraiser to provide the young man with a graduation gift. They are raising money to help the family buy things for his daily needs and purchase a wheel-chair accessible van.