• October 18, 2022

Child, Driver Injured in Car Accident on FM 2767 in Smith County, TX

Smith County, TX -- October 1, 2022, a child and a driver were injured following an accident where their vehicle crashed and overturned.

Officials said that the incident happened along FM 2767 near the intersection of FM 757 at around 7:10 a.m.

Details indicated that a Chevy Impala was traveling westbound along FM 2767 when it drifted off-road, went into a skid, then overturned off the side of the road.

Due to the crash, the driver and a 7-year-old boy were hurt. The boy's injuries were said to be incapacitating. Police said alcohol is a suspected factor in their investigations, but this has not yet been confirmed.

Commentary on Car Accident on FM 2767 in Smith County

It's possible that evidence will show that alcohol had nothing to do with this crash. I certainly wouldn't encourage anyone to jump to conclusions. However, if alcohol was involved, finding out where it came from will be crucial.

Child, Driver Injured in Car Accident on FM 2767 in Smith County, TX

Texas dram shop law says that an alcohol provider who over-serves an obviously intoxicated person can be liable for damages resulting from that intoxication. It's an important tool for holding businesses accountable, but any step toward getting a child the help they need is one worth taking. Are those steps being taken here?

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