In Texas, three people are hurt or killed in an accident involving alcohol every hour. A higher percentage of Texas citizens are injured in alcohol related motor vehicle collisions than the national average. Over 1,000 people are killed each year in Texas by a drunk driver.
This morning, a woman in a black Nissan Sentra was killed when she crossed several lanes of traffic at once and struck the concrete barrier. After striking the concrete barrier, the vehicle flipped onto its side and ejected the front passenger. Sadly, the passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The condition of the driver and other occupants is unknown..