2 Killed, More Injured by Drunk Driver at Austin’s SXSW Festival

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 in Criminal Defense, DUI/DWI

Photo courtesy of usatoday.com

Photo courtesy of usatoday.com

Early Thursday morning, a drunk driver trying to avoid a routine traffic stop, fled police and drove through a crowd killing 2 and injuring more than 20 at Austin’s annual South by Southwest festival. After being stopped on suspicion fo drunk driving, the driver fled police and went the wrong way down a one-way street and plowed through a crowd of concert goers outside of the Mohawk in downtown Austin. After driving through the crowd, the driver finally hit a taxicab and tried to flee on foot where he was restrained with a stun gun by police and arrested.

The names have not yet been released of the victims and the driver.

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