Driver Pleads Guilty in Fatal Drunk Driving Accident
Taylor Rae Rosenbusch was driving the wrong way on Interstate 35 in San Antonio, Texas when he collided with another vehicle head-on. The occupants of the other vehicle were fatally injured in the crash.
Facts of the Fatal Crash and Aftermath
- The San Antonio Express-News reports Tony Morin, 45, and Keith Hernandez, 22, were carpooling on their way to work in the early hours of the morning on Mother’s Day in 2011.
- Rosenbusch was driving the wrong way on the same highway Morin and Hernandez were traveling; he had a blood alcohol content of 0.26.
- Rosenbusch collided with Morin and Hernandez’s vehicle head-on, instantly killing them.
- Rosenbusch has been pleaded guilty of two counts of intoxication manslaughter, a second-degree felony; he could face anywhere from 2 – 20 years in prison for each count.
Changes in DWI Offenses
- According to the Bexar County Criminal District Attorney’s website, in 2011-2012, there were 6,987 total arrests for DWI offenses; that number went up to 7,649 arrests from 2012-2013.
- According to the same source, in 2011-2012, there were 13 intoxication manslaughters; that had slightly increased to 15 from 2012-2013.
- From 2011-2012 there were 5,323 DWI first offenses, which include a DWI blood alcohol content of 0.15 or greater; from 2012-2013 that number was 5,637.
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