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IH-35 And Royal Ave in Dallas, Texas

Drunk driving crash on IH-35 and Royal Ln leaves a woman in critical condition in Dallas, Texas.

Oscar Manuel Arenas Arrested For Multi-Vehicle Drunk Driving Crash

According to CBS DFW, on June 28 at around 2:30 a.m., Oscar Manuel Arenas was speeding down IH-35 and Royal Lane in Dallas, Texas. A witness reported that Oscar sped past them in a Camaro and crashed into the rear end of an 18 wheeler truck. Then Oscar’s car was hit by a Honda CRV, forcing it onto the shoulder of the freeway. Another vehicle hit Oscar’s car on the shoulder, but they fled the scene of the accident.

Authorities had to perform CPR on the passenger of the Camaro until Dallas Fire Rescue arrived. The victim was hospitalized and is in critical condition. Oscar Arenas was arrested on an intoxication assault charge.

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Legal Recourse For Victims Injured By Drunk Drivers in Texas

Attorney contributor Brian Kent of www.crimevictim.Attorney represents drunk driving crash victims and their families in lawsuits. Mr. Kent has offered to share his insight on the legal options available to people affected by drunk driving crashes in Texas.

When someone who is intoxicated injures another person due to negligence, the victim has the right to a personal injury lawsuit against that person. In most states including Texas, there may be another legal option available to victims of alcohol-related injuries, known as a dram shop claim.

Dram shop liability is quite broad in Texas, compared to other states. These lawsuits must be based on a violation of Texas’ dram shop act:

  • serving alcohol to a minor (someone under the age of 21)
  • serving alcohol to someone who is already “obviously” intoxicated

Overall, if alcohol is served to a minor or over-served to an adult and that individual ends up injuring another person, then the alcohol vendor may be held liable for the victim’s injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured in a drunk driving accident , you can learn more about your legal options for your case by speaking with an experienced drunk driving crash victims attorney.

Location of IH-35 and Royal Lane in Dallas, Texas

News Coverage From CBS DFW

Sources:

https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2019/06/28/drunk-driver-arrested-multi-vehicle-accident-dallas/

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