10/03/2011 // Tyler, Texas, USA // PRW // Tyler Injury Lawyer Gregg Price
Nacogdoches, TX (Tyler Injury Lawyer News) — An alleged drunk driver slammed into an East Texas police officer, leaving him with serious injuries early Monday morning, September 26, 2011. The car accident occurred at the intersection of West Seale and South streets in Nacogdoches around 12:15 a.m., reports the Tyler personal injury lawyer, Gregg Price of PRW Lawyers.
According to information provided by KTRE, Tarcisio Chan-Ramirez, 31, of Nacogdoches, was headed northbound on South Street at speeds of 90 miles-per-hour, before he ran a red light and crashed into Nacogdoches Police officer Keith Hawkins’ patrol car.
Chan-Ramirez attempted to flee the scene of the accident, but witnesses held him down until police officers arrived at the scene. A female passenger with Chan-Ramirez did manage to flee the scene. Police officers are currently trying to locate the woman, the East Texas personal injury lawyer reports.
Hawkins, who suffered serious facial and pelvic injuries in the crash, had to be extricated from the wreckage, before he was rushed to a Tyler hospital where he is listed in fair condition.
Chan-Ramirez was arrested and changed with intoxicated assault with a vehicle. He is currently being held in the Nacogdoches County jail on a $75,000 bond and an immigration hold, reported KYTX CBS 19.
Police are still trying to determine what had caused the crash. More charges are expected to be filed in connection with the drunk driving accident, reveals Price, a Tyler personal injury attorney.
This news reported by Texas personal injury attorney Gregg Price of PRW lawyers, specializing in personal injury and wrongful death. Located in Longview and Tyler, with more than 30 years of experience litigating the complex personal injury and wrongful death claims of accident victims and their families, contacting a leading Tyler Texas personal injury lawyer at PRW Lawyers may help you obtain the compensation you deserve.
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