The family of a man who was fatally injured in a motorcycle accident on Gulf Freeway in February is suing the restaurant where the man was drinking, alleging the establishment over-served him prior to his crash.
According to the Houston Chronicle, Marvin Drake III drank alcoholic beverages at a Bombshells restaurant on the Gulf Freeway near Fuqua Street before getting on his Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle and crashing into the back of a Chevrolet HHR near El Dorado Boulevard.
Police reports say Drake was traveling at speeds as high as 150 mph when the crash occurred. He died at the scene of the collision.
A lawsuit filed by Drake’s family says a server at the Bombshells restaurant continued to serve Drake, despite him being intoxicated. The lawsuit alleges the server, named Jane Doe in the lawsuit, and the restaurant “breached their duty and violated Texas law” by continuing to serve Drake past the point of intoxication.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
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