Category Archives: DWI Accidents

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Why Do Head-On Accidents Occur?

Unfortunately, two people were killed in a head-on accident on East Parmer Lane in Austin on May 10 due to the alleged actions of a drunk driver. According to KXAN-TV, the crash happened when a 30-year-old Austin man with a blood alcohol content level of .20 drove an Oldsmobile westbound on the eastbound lanes of Parmer at around 3:30 a.m….
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Memorial Day No Refusal Weekends Nab Drunk Drivers

If you are planning to celebrate this Memorial Day weekend, make sure that you have a sober driver, as the Austin-area may have its no refusal initiative in effect. The initiative allows the Austin Police Department to conduct blood draw search warrants on suspects who refuse to give breath specimens if they are pulled over and suspected of drunk driving….
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Austin Mom Has Message for Drunk Drivers

Updating a blog post we brought you last month, the mother of a young woman killed by an alleged drunk driver has a message for Austin residents. KXAN-TV reported that Measha Smith knew something strange was up when her daughter Maleeca, a sophomore at University of Texas at San Antonio, did not come home on April 19. It turned out…
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How Can I Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents in Austin?

Sadly, last week, a young woman was killed in a possible drunk driving accident in North Austin. According to KXAN-TV, the two-vehicle crash happened on April 12 around 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of Gracy Farms Lane and Burnet Road. Reports indicate that a Camaro was heading north on Burnet Road when it went through a red light and T-boned…
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SXSW Drunk Driving: How Many People Were Arrested?

In March, we discussed Austin’s South by Southwest (SXSW) event and how the city was attempting to prepare for the influx of people coming into town. Remember, it was a little over a year ago when an alleged drunk driver killed four pedestrians and injured 21 other people in a vehicle accident downtown as SXSW was going on. Because of…
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