• October 16, 2020

Carlos Romero Injured in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident in McKinney, TX

McKinney, TX -- September 10, 2020, Carlos Romero was injured following an accident where his vehicle crashed along the highway.

Authorities with the McKinney Police Department reported that the crash happened at around 11:45 p.m. near US 75 and Valley Creek Trail.

In their reports, officials said that 24-year-old Carlos Romero was driving a vehicle along the highway when it lost control. Romero's vehicle then crashed into multiple barricades before coming to a stop.

Romero went to a hospital with injuries said to be incapacitating. Police charged Romero with DWI. Additional details are unavailable.

Commentary on Carlos Romero Drunk Driving Accident in McKinney

Carlos Romero Injured in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident in McKinney, TX

To be clear up front, I'm not here to lecture anyone. That's not my place. This blog is a place to discuss unusual or little-known areas of the law, and accidents involving alcohol involve particularly complex laws. This is due to Dram Shop Law. If investigations show that a driver was drinking at a local establishment, such as a bar or restaurant, that establishment can be liable for the crash. Dram Shop Law says that an alcohol provider who over-serves an obviously intoxicated person can be liable for damages resulting from that intoxication. So while it's not clear if that happened here, the allegations from police and the reported seriousness of the victim's injuries make it an important possibility to consider.


*We appreciate your feedback and welcome anyone to comment on our blog entries, however all visitor blog comments must be approved by the site moderator prior to showing live on the site. By submitting a blog comment you acknowledge that your post may appear live on the site for any visitors to see, pending moderator approval. The operators of this site are not responsible for the accuracy or content of the comments made by site visitors. By submitting a comment, blog post, or email to this site you acknowledge that you may receive a response with regard to your questions or concerns. If you contact Grossman Law Offices using this online form, your message will not create an attorney-client relationship and will not necessarily be treated as privileged or confidential! You should not send sensitive or confidential information via the Internet. Since the Internet is not necessarily a secure environment, it is not possible to ensure that your message sent via the Internet might be kept secure and confidential. When you fill out a contact or comment form, send us an email directly, initiate a chat session or call us, you acknowledge we may use your contact information to communicate with you in the future for marketing purposes, but such marketing will always be done in an ethical way.