Teenagers Injured in Car Accident on I-35 in Williamson County, TX
Williamson County, TX -- June 27, 2022, two teenagers were injured due to an accident where their vehicle crashed on I-35.
Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 3:00 a.m. along I-35. an 18-year-old Del Valle woman was in a Chrysler 300 going northbound on the interstate. The vehicle somehow lost control, causing it to crash into the center median. The driver and a 14-year-old passenger both had incapacitating injuries. Right now, police believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.
Commentary on Teenagers Hurt in Car Accident on I-35 in Williamson County
Any mention of alcohol is obviously concerning, but a crash involving teenagers only makes that issue far more serious. One thing to consider, of course, is where that alcohol came from. While there are plenty of ways kids can get their hands on alcohol, the most concerning possibilities is someone gave it to them, potentially even a local business. Those businesses can face significant penalties, and they could even be liable for the crash itself under dram shop law if they over-served the driver. Did anything like that happen here? Have authorities been thorough enough to find out what all led to this crash? Getting answers could be a significant step in getting these kids the help they deserve.