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Trooper patrols increase in Texas for Memorial Day weekend

Posted on May 25th, 2012 No Comments

The Department of Public Safety has decided to increase the number of trooper patrols this weekend throughout the state of Texas in order to protect the public from erratic and irresponsible drivers on the road for the Memorial Day holiday.

The added trooper patrols will be present from Friday, May 25, until Monday, May 28. Their focus will be on drunk drivers, people traveling at excessive speeds, and drivers who are not wearing their seat belts.

Last year, the increase in patrols for Memorial Day weekend resulted in 518 drunk driving arrests, 6,000 citations for speeding, and 1,500 citations for seat belt violations. Police officers are urging Texas drivers to act responsibly over the weekend and proceed with caution on the roadways.

Drunk driving accidents can result in severe injuries. If you have been injured in a car accident due to a drunk driver, please contact the drunk driving lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers (210) 999-9999 today.

Don’t drink and drive on Cinco de Mayo

Posted on May 2nd, 2012 No Comments

Cinco de Mayo parties will be in full swing come this Saturday, and it is important that people are not getting behind the wheel after consuming alcoholic beverages.

This is the first time in the last five years that the Mexican holiday falls on a weekend, and police departments are taking extra precautions when dealing with potential drunk drivers on the roads. There will be additional patrols out on Saturday trying to prevent senseless car accidents from taking place.

With so many celebrations occurring all over the San Antonio area, it is important to assign a designated driver before participating in the events, or to secure a cab in order to safely return home after celebrating this weekend.

Car accidents caused by drunk drivers can cause severe injuries, and even death. If you have been injured in a car accident that was caused by a drunk driver, please contact the San Antonio drunk driving injury lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999 today.

Fiesta begins in San Antonio, police increase patrol officers

Posted on April 20th, 2012 No Comments

The 10-day long celebration, properly named Fiesta, officially began yesterday in San Antonio.

San Antonio Police have announced that they will increase the amount of patrol officers in circulation throughout the celebration in order to prevent drunk driving accidents from taking place. Last year during Fiesta, there were approximately 250 drunk driving arrests in the city.

This is San Antonio’s largest party of the entire year, and includes food, live music, medal giveaways, and alcohol. People who plan on attending are urged to designated a driver or plan a safe ride home before arriving and participating in the festivities.

Drunk driving can lead to serious, and often times fatal car accidents. If you have been involved in a car accident that was caused by a drunk driver, please contact the San Antonio drunk driving injury lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999 today.

San Antonio woman hospitalized after being hit by drunk driver

Posted on October 12th, 2011 No Comments

A 22-year-old is suspected of driving under the influence after the car he was driving struck a San Antonio woman who was walking in a crosswalk. When the woman was hit she slammed into the windshield of the car as the driver fled from the scene.

The woman was taken to a local hospital and did not receive any life-threatening injuries.

A police officer who happened to be in the area witnessed the hit-and-run and reported it to the department. The driver was not willing to pull over and ultimately stopped when he hit a fire hydrant less than one mile from the scene of the accident.

The driver was taken into custody as he will face several charges for the incident including intoxication and evading arrest.

If you or someone you know has been hurt in a drunk driving accident, please contact the San Antonio Drunk Driving Injury Lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999 today.

One injured in San Antonio car accident

Posted on September 6th, 2011 No Comments

A Sunday evening crash in San Antonio sent one man to the hospital.

According to San Antonio police, the driver of a Ford truck struck a Honda Civic after running a red light at Highway 181 and Interstate 37. The collision occurred around 6 pm on Sunday evening. It is suspected that the driver of the truck was drunk, since officers found cans of beer in the vehicle and smelled alcohol on the driver.

The driver of the Civic was hospitalized and is reportedly in serious condition. The truck driver was shaken up, but did not sustain any injuries in the collision. He will undergo a mandatory blood draw to determine if he was driving under the influence.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a San Antonio car accident as the result of a drunk driver, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the San Antonio drunk driving injury lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999 today.

2 Injured in San Antonio Drunk Driving Accident

Posted on February 16th, 2011 No Comments

Two people were injured Wednesday morning in a San Antonio car accident caused by a wrong-way driver.

According to officials with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, emergency dispatchers received a phone call shortly after 5:30 a.m. from someone who reported seeing a wrong-way driver on Loop 1604. When deputies arrived on the scene, they observed the crash site on 1604, just south of Highway 90.

According to Sergeant Aaron Vonmuldau, it appeared the wrong-way driver was heading north in the southbound lane when he collided head-on with a southbound vehicle. Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles with the Jaws of Life, Vonmuldau said.

The two victims were transported by ambulance to University Hospital in stable condition.

Vonmuldau said it appeared the wrong-way driver was under the influence of alcohol.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a similar car accident, the San Antonio drunk driving injury lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers can help. To learn more, contact us at (210) 999-9999.

Four injured in wrong-way drunk driving accident

Posted on November 22nd, 2010 No Comments

According to San Antonio police, four people were injured when a man speeding the wrong way on Loop 410 smashed into their vehicle head-on.

The accident occurred Sunday morning around 7 AM near the Broadway Street Exit on Loop 410. The 21-year-old driver of a green sedan was headed west in the eastbound lanes and crashed into a silver sedan going the right direction.

The three occupants of the car were injured, while the driver of the green sedan was critically hurt. Police say he was going as fast as 90 miles per hour.

All four were taken to University Hospital. Police say that the driver of the green sedan was intoxicated and will face charges of intoxication assault.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a drunk driver, contact the San Antonio drunk driving accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers at (210) 999-9999 to learn more about your rights.

Drunk driver behind five-car pileup

Posted on November 5th, 2010 No Comments

According to police, an five-car accident that occurred at Potranco and 151 around 3 AM Sunday could have been the result of drunk driving.

Authorities say that the driver of a minivan began the pileup by crashing into another car. Other cars piled up resulting in a final number of five cars involved.

One person was injured and taken to University Hospital in good to fair condition. No one else was injured.

Following investigation, police have charged the minivan driver with DWI.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a drunk driver, contact the San Antonio drunk driving accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers at (210) 999-9999 to learn more about your rights.

Hit-and-run drunken driver arrested

Posted on October 18th, 2010 No Comments

San Antonio police early Saturday arrested a motorist on intoxication assault and failure to stop and render aid charges after a drunk driving hit-and-run accident near downtown.

San Antonio police arrested a 32-year-old woman early Saturday morning on charges of intoxication assault and failure to stop and render aid in a hit-and-run accident.

The accident occurred around 1:15 AM on Saturday, when the woman’s vehicle crashed into one driven by a 26-year-old woman on Interstate 35 at McCullough Avenue.

The 32-year-old woman and her passenger were seen by witnesses leaving the vehicle and fleeing the scene on foot. When questioned by police, the woman said she did not own a car and had taken the bus home.

The 26-year-old woman struck in the hit-and-run suffered a broken arm and is being treated in a local hospital.

One Dead, Several Injured in Wrong Way Crash

Posted on July 14th, 2010 No Comments

Authorities report that a 22-year-old member of the United States Army was driving the wrong way on Highway 90 last night near South Zarzamora. Several vehicles were able to dodge the wrong-way vehicle. KENS5 reports, “However, he reportedly smashed into a Dodge Nitro sports utility vehicle.” That vehicle carried 38-year-old Juan Urrutia. He was killed on the scene. The driver of the Dodge was injured as well.

Police report that the Army man also hit another vehicle. It’s passengers were taken to the hospital with injuries.

According to KENS5, “the soldier was taken to University Hospital to undergo a mandatory blood draw. It’s required in death or injury accidents where alcohol is suspected.” The suspect is expected to be charged with intoxication manslaughter and assault.

The road can be a dangerous place, especially when alcohol is involved. If you or someone you know has been injured as the result of a drunk driver, contact the San Antonio Drunk Driving Injury Lawyers at Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by dialing (210) 999-9999.

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