Thursday, April 13, 2017

Erratic Pickup Driver Crashes Head On Into Texas Church Bus

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March 29, 2017 Erratic Pickup Driver Crashes Head On Into Texas Church Bus crash: head-on, texting, drugs terror: no evidence killed: 13 injured: 1 suspect: charged details: In southwest Texas near Garner State Park, an erratic driver of a heavy duty pickup truck apologized after he was captured on video driving for miles switching back and forth onto the wrong way side of the road before crashing head-on into a van based church bus returning from a retreat, killing 13. The errant driver claimed he had been texting, and had taken two pills of Clonazepam which made him him drowsy and generic forms of prescription drugs Ambien and Lexapro, and police found  two intact marijuana cigarettes in the center console of Young’s truck in addition to five partially smoked joints. As drugs and texting more than explained events, authorities found no evidence of deliberate intent, nor any connection to terrorism as the apparently accidental crash killed more people than the terrorist attack in London the previous week.

Later in the year, a nearby church was scene of a mass shooting 27 dead, 24 injured   November 5, 2017 Sutherland Springs Texas Church Mass Shooting  Sutherland Springs, Texas, church shooting.  suspect is down after a pursuit. FBI is responding A single shooter walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs and opened fire. Officials do not believe it is terrorism related.

Similar to worst drunk driving crash  May 14, 1988, 27 killed 34 injured 61 victims Carrollton Kentucky wrong way truck school bus collision Larry Wayne Mahoney factory worker became deadliest drunk driver in the history of the United States Carrollton bus collision occurred on  on Interstate 71 in unincorporated Carroll County, Kentucky. Involving a former school bus in use by a church youth group and a pickup truck driven by an impaired driver, the head-on collision was the deadliest incident involving drunk driving and the third-deadliest bus crash in United States history (as of 2016). Of the 67 people on the bus (counting the driver), there were 27 fatalities in the accident, arrested for DUI once before. His blood alcohol concentration (BAC) the night of the crash was .24 percent—substantially more than the 1988 Kentucky legal limit of .10. Mahoney had no memory of the crash and learned of the collision after waking in the hospital the next day.







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April 12, 2017  Pot found in truck that hit Texas church bus, driver took pills  New York Daily News  took prescription pain killers before the fatal accident and was also in possession of marijuana, acording to court documents.  incident on March 29, Jack D. Young admitted to taking two pills of Clonazepam — which he said made him drowsy — as well as the generic forms of the prescription drugs Ambien and Lexapro, My San Antonio reported. A trooper also reported finding two intact marijuana cigarettes in the center console of Young’s truck in addition to five partially smoked joints, according to the news outlet.

Affidavit: Truck driver in fatal church bus crash on pills, texting before accident KVUE  stated he had been on medication and was texting before the accident, a Texas Department of Transportation report shows.  The new details surrounding the actions of 20-year-old Jack Dillon Young on March 29 are outlined in the Texas Peace Officer’s Crash Report filed with the Texas Department of Transportation, which was signed by DPS Investigator James D. Jones.  DPS investigator cited in the affidavit, Scott Hewitt, said Young's driving prior to the crash could indicate "intoxication by reason of alcohol, a controlled substance, a dangerous drug or a combination."  Hewitt stated that he found medications in the front seat of Young's pickup including 29 Zolpidem pills in a bottle, 30 Escitalopram pills in a bottle, an empty bottle of Clonazepam and an empty bottle of Prazosin. not clear whether Young was under the influence of marijuana at the time of the crash. could face manslaughter charges once his phone records are analyzed.

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