Man Charged with DWI in 4-car Crash on 71
According to a report by the River Cities Daily Tribune, an Austin man was responsible for the a wreck that took place on Texas 71 involving four vehicles. This collision took place in Blanco County. William Deardorff was traveling westbound on Texas 71 when he collided with another vehicle. His vehicle then crossed the median and was facing oncoming traffic. He collided with two more vehicles before his vehicle veered off of the roadway. According to law enforcement officials, there had been several 911 reports coming from Travis County about this vehicle driving erratically on the roads, so police were already on the lookout for the pickup truck that Deardorff was driving. There were no passengers in the vehicle with Deardorff at the time of the collisions. A total of seven people were transported to nearby emergency rooms to be treated for their injuries. At this time, all of the injuries were reported to be non life threatening. Deardorff was arrested at the scene for driving while intoxicated, however, according to law enforcement officials, depending on the injuries sustained by the victims, the charges may be upgraded. The incident is currently still under investigation. If you or a loved one has experienced an injury because of the negligence of another driver, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit. The injuries sustained do not necessarily have to be life threatening in order to bring a suit before the courts. Being in an accident is a traumatic experience and a knowledgeable Texas personal injury attorney can assist you with your case. A financial award can assist with the medical bills that may be incurred as a result of the accident. Your award may also cover future medical care. Call an attorney today to receive a consultation on your situation.