Crash alert: Driver arrested on DWI charge after Austin crash involving off-duty officer

AUSTIN, TX – A driver is facing a DWI charge after a crash in Austin involving an off-duty police officer, according to CBS Austin. The incident occurred on the N IH-35 northbound service road near Blackson Avenue on Sunday night shortly before 10:30 p.m. Austin police said the driver was heading north on the service

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Crash alert: Driver charged with DWI after crash that injured Austin police officer

AUSTIN, TX – An alleged drunk driver was involved in a crash that sent an Austin police officer to the hospital early Monday morning, according to KXAN. The accident happened in the vicinity of East 15th Street and Trinity Street at about 1:15 a.m. The Austin Police Department said the on-duty officer was driving a

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Crash alert: Man facing DWI charge following fatal pedestrian crash in Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Police in Austin have made an arrest following a deadly crash involving a pedestrian, Fox 7 Austin reports. Officers responded to the incident May 22 in the 7300 block of McNeil Drive in Northwest Austin at about 8:40 p.m.  A 66-year-old male pedestrian was hit by a Chevrolet Impala. Police say the

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Crash alert: Victim identified in deadly multi-vehicle crash on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – Police in Austin have released additional information regarding a deadly crash last weekend on Interstate 35. This is an update to a previous story. In a news release, the Austin Police Department identified the person who died as 22-year-old Alexis Enrique Aguirre Torres. Torres was a passenger in a Kia Forte that

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Crash alert: Driver facing DWI charge in fatal wreck on I-35 in north Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Austin police said one man was killed and another was arrested on a DWI charge following a crash early Sunday, according to KXAN. Three vehicles were involved in the wreck on northbound Interstate 35 near Braker Lane at about 2 a.m.  Investigators said 57-year-old Darian Jobe was driving a Chevrolet Spark when

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Crash alert: 2 Bastrop first responders hurt after being hit by suspected drunk driver

BASTROP, TX – Officials in Bastrop said two first responders were injured when they were struck by a suspected drunk driver Thursday evening. A city news release posted on Facebook said Assistant Fire Chief Eric DeArmitt and Police Sergeant Charles Sanford were investigating a crash on West Texas 71 when 53-year-old Kenneth Crawford of Bastrop

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Crash Alert: Driver charged following fatal crash on US-290

MANOR, TX – According to Fox7, a driver has been charged for his role in a fatal crash that took place last week at the intersection of US-290 and FM 973. The accident happened on November 11th at around 1:40 a.m. Police officer Shaun Harr witnessed the crash, and stated that a black Ford pickup

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Crash Alert: Driver charged following fatal New Braunfels Crash

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX – According to KXAN, a driver has been charged with intoxication manslaughter following a fatal crash on Highway 46. The accident took place near Rock Street early yesterday morning, at around 2:15 a.m. A Dodge pickup truck and a Kia Optima crashed head-on after the truck entered oncoming traffic. Sevannah Shay Mata,

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Suspect arrested following fatal DWI crash involving 6 vehicles

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a suspect has been arrested for intoxication manslaughter following a fatal 6-vehicle crash. The accident took place on southbound I-35 near William Cannon Drive. On Sunday night, at around 11:30 p.m., the suspect reportedly ran a red light and was struck by another vehicle. Six vehicles were involved in

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DWI Accidents

DWI Accidents Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a punishable offense in Texas. According to TXDoT, someone is hurt or killed in Texas every 20 minutes in an auto accident involving alcohol. You may be arrested and charged with DWI if you are found driving  while your Blood Alcohol Level level is 0.08 or more. You

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