• August 02, 2022

Teenager Injured in ATV Accident on Whispering Meadows in Collin County, TX

Collin County, TX -- June 19, 2022, a teenager was injured following an accident where an ATV crashed on Whispering Meadows Drive.

Authorities reported that the crash took place at around 4:19 a.m. along Whispering Meadows Drive near County Road 132.

Officials said that an 18-year-old McKinney woman was on a Polaris Ranger traveling on Whispering Meadows. The vehicle lost control on a curve, then overturned.

The driver had incapacitating injuries while the conditions of other passengers was not specified. Police said the driver had alcohol in their system. It cannot be confirmed at this time of that was a factor in the crash.

Commentary on ATV Accident on Whispering Meadows in Collin County

Any accident allegedly involving a teenager under the influence of alcohol raises serious red flags, but perhaps most concerning is where they got the alcohol from. Maybe they got their hands on it somehow, or maybe an older acquaintance or family member got it for them. It's also possible, of course, that a local business sold it to them.

Teenager Injured in ATV Accident on Whispering Meadows in Collin County, TX

They would not only be in big trouble for serving minors but potentially also liable under dram shop law for contributing to the victims' injuries. Is that something authorities looked into here? Even mistakes were made here, a negligent business breaking the law and contributing to teenagers getting hurt isn't something folks can just overlook.


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