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Million dollar bond set in Texas drunk driving accident

Not long after midnight on a recent Thursday, a young life was lost in a fatal Texas crash. The alleged drunk driving accident took place on Interstate 10 and involved two vehicles. A second-degree felony charge of intoxicated manslaughter has been filed in the case.

Tragedy in Texas -- several lives lost, others suffer injuries

A tragic accident in the Texas Lower Valley has left families grieving the loss of their loved ones. Two survivors suffered injuries, one of whom was airlifted to Lubbock for emergency treatment of severe burns. The accident occurred on a recent Monday night and involved one vehicle that was carrying four occupants.

Robotics have potential to help Texas spinal cord injury victims

When a person reports for a day at work or sets out to run errands in his or her vehicle and ends up suffering an unexpected debilitating injury, the aftermath of such an incident can be quite devastating. Texas residents who have suffered a spinal cord injury might be interested in a brand new technology that has received much positive feedback. Some who were told they would most likely never walk again are standing and taking steps thanks to the new equipment.

Victim, 8, of alleged drunk driving accident succumbs to injuries

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.

Wrong-way driver in Texas causes rise in fatal accidents

The fun and celebrations of the holiday season came to an abrupt halt for one family on a recent Tuesday night. A devastating collision, the second of fatal accidents along the same stretch of Texas roads in the past three years, took several lives. Relatives who had been anticipating a joyful Christmas found themselves in a state of mourning instead.

Texas man dies in drunk driving accident

A man was killed in a recent accident that occurred in the Houston area. He was a victim in an apparent drunk driving accident, and, according to Texas police, the other driver left the scene. A woman, who saw the crash, comforted the victim as he was dying.

Texas man sentenced to probation in wrongful death case

Car accidents are typically the result of careless driving and negligence. Sometimes, car accidents are caused because of the loss of brakes or some other vehicle malfunction. This is true for one case in which a Texas man was sentenced for the wrongful death of a 54-year-old woman.

Texas wrongful death crash kills 2, injures 1

A driver has been blamed for a deadly accident after striking and killing another motorist. Texas authorities believe that the person who allegedly caused the apparent wrongful death accident was under the influence. Another person who was involved in the accident suffered critical injuries.

Criminal charges likely after Texas drunk driving accident

Most people who have never experienced the death of a child likely cannot fully imagine the pain and anguish of such a tragedy. One woman in Texas is coping with this pain after a fatal accident took the life of not only her son, but also her husband. Police have indicated that the driver believed to have caused the alleged drunk driving accident will likely face criminal charges as a result.

Texas man hospitalized, facing drunk driving charges

A Texas man is facing charges after apparently causing a drunk driving accident on a Texas highway in the early morning. The authorities received a report around 5 a.m. on a recent Sunday about a vehicle headed in the wrong direction on the highway. A few minutes later, while the officers were still being dispatched to the scene, the SUV collided with a pickup truck. Fortunately, there were no casualties, though sheriff's deputies indicated that it was a drunk driving accident.