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Two Injured in San Antonio, TX U.S. 281 Suspected Drunk Driving Accident

San Antonio, TX — A passenger was seriously injured and a driver was slightly injured in a single-vehicle accident that occurred on U.S. 281 near Loop 1604 around 2 a.m. on Sunday, December 20.

According to police, the driver of the vehicle allegedly veered off the road and rolled several times. The passenger was rushed to University Hospital with serious injuries, while the driver was taken to North Baptist hospital for minor injuries.

Police say they suspect alcohol intoxication was a factor in the accident, and are still investigating.

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If this driver is found to be guilty of intoxication in the accident, the driver is, of course, responsible for his or her actions and should be punished for the crime. However, in states like Texas, there may be another guilty party, and it’s not one that the general public often thinks about.

What I’m talking about is a bar, restaurant, or other alcohol provider. In Texas, if a bar over-serves a customer past the point of obvious intoxication, that bar assumes responsibility if the customer then causes an accident resulting in injury or death.

This law was created not to let drunk drivers off the hook, but to add an additional penalty to bars so they won’t take advantage of their customers, which helps prevent drunk-driving accidents from happening in the future.

—Grossman Law Offices

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