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Suspected Drunken Driving Crash Kills One and Injures Two

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Nick Naughton4 years ago

On Sunday, one man died and two other were seriously injured when the driver of car, alleged to be drunk, crashed into a tree in San Antonio, Texas.

About the Fatal San Antonio Accident

  • According to the San Antonio Express-News, Efrain Villanueva, 22, was driving with three passengers (Nestor Avalos, 22, Darien Delacruz, 22, and Hector Gomez, 18) when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree.
  • Avalos was killed while Delacruz and Gomez were seriously injured. Villanueva faces one count of intoxication manslaughter and two counts of intoxication assault in a wreck.
  • The accident occurred on the 2600 block General Hudnell Drive as Villanueva was traveling at a high rate of speed.
  • Witnesses say the car smelled of beer as a box of Bud Light was visible, along with a plastic bag of a green leafy substance and unmarked bottles containing pills. Villanueva’s bail is set at $90,000.

San Antonio Drunk Driving Statistics

  • In 2013, Bexar County recorded a total of 7,649 drunk driving arrests.
  • This included 37 arrests for intoxication assaults and 15 arrests for intoxication manslaughter.
  • 5,637 of the DWI arrests were for first time offenses.
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