Every year, drunk drivers cause thousands of car accidents in Texas. In 2015, there were a total of 17,520 drunk- driving-related crashes in the state. What cities had the most alcohol-related crashes in that year? Let’s take a look at the data:
- San Antonio – 2,028 accidents
- Houston – 1,465 accidents
- Austin – 1,354 accidents
- Dallas – 1,251 accidents
- El Paso – 803 accidents
- Fort Worth – 638 accidents
- Arlington – 435 accidents
- Irving – 279 accidents
- Plano – 274 accidents
- Lubbock – 262 accidents
- Pasadena – 197 accidents
- Corpus Christi – 187 accidents
- Odessa – 185 accidents
This information is compiled from 2015 data from the Texas Department of Transportation. It includes data for all accidents including accidents not resulting in injuries, accidents resulting in non-incapacitating injuries, incapacitating injuries and unknown injuries, and accidents resulting in fatalities.
Every time a drunk driver gets behind the wheel, other drivers are put at risk. We all play a part in making our roads safer. This means paying attention behind the wheel and taking a zero-tolerance approach to drinking and driving.
If you or a family member has been injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver in Texas, learn about your legal options from an attorney today. Schedule a free consultation with an attorney from Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner by calling 800-594-4884.