• September 22, 2022

Vanessa Gonzalez Injured in Alleged DWI Accident in Randall County, TX

Randall County, TX -- September 10, 2022, Vanessa Gonzalez was injured due to an accident allegedly involving an intoxicated driver.

Investigators said that the incident happened at around 9:20 p.m. along Thornberry near the intersection of Rosewood Avenue.

It appears that 22-year-old Vanessa Gonzalez was in a Ford Focus traveling along a private drive. While entering Thornberry travel lanes, a southbound Ford Explorer crashed into Gonzalez's vehicle.

Due to the collision, Gonzalez was said to have incapacitating injuries. Police said they believe the Explorer driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. Additional details are pending further investigations.

Commentary on Vanessa Gonzalez Alleged DWI Accident in Randall County

Anytime details like this surround a serious accident, folks tend to assume everything will be open-and-shut. A driver was drunk, so they'll be held responsible. What more is there to discuss? Well, perhaps nothing, or perhaps there's an accomplice police are overlooking. Someone with my experience always knows to ask: Where did the driver get their alcohol, and were they illegally over-served?

Vanessa Gonzalez Injured in Alleged DWI Accident in Randall County, TX

According to Texas dram shop law, an alcohol provider who over-serves an obviously intoxicated person can be liable for damages resulting from that intoxication. No only can this be a vital source of assistance for victims and families, it's also a way to ensure a negligent business is held accountable for their actions before they cause more harm to the community. Whether or not authorities ever looked into that here remains to be seen.


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