SAN ANTONIO, TX – According to MySA.com, San Antonio police have identified the suspected drunk driver responsible for the death of a 19-year-old woman early Monday morning as 28-year-old Erick Eduardo Casas. Authorities say that Casas was driving his white Ford F-150 truck when he ran a red light at the intersection of Micron Drive and Culebra Road. Casas’s vehicle T-boned the unidentified victim as she was heading westbound through the intersection just after midnight in her silver Subaru Forester.
The F-150 struck her vehicle on the driver’s side, and she suffered massive injuries in the collision. The victim was transported to University Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. Casas was not injured in the crash. He was determined to be intoxicated and was arrested on charges of intoxicated manslaughter.
Our thoughts go out to the family of the victim of this tragic and utterly avoidable accident.
The team of experienced San Antonio drunk driving accident attorneys of Herrman & Herrman is ready to help families get justice when a loved one’s life is taken away too soon by a drunk driver. If you’ve lost a loved one, don’t hesitate to contact us right away for help.