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72-Year-Old Texas Man Killed In Tragic Accident With Suspected Drunk Driver

Glass of alcohol and car keysA suspected drunk driver has been charged in a fatal collision that killed a 72-year-old Texas man and injured his wife late last month. Adrian Paul Mills was charged with intoxication manslaughter in the deadly Texas car accident, which took place on July 26, and is being held on $100,000 bail at the Galveston County jail, according to the Galveston Police Department. If you have been injured in a serious car accident in Texas, or if you lost a loved one in a fatal wreck with a suspected drunk driver, contact our knowledgeable car accident attorneys at Bandas Law Firm today to discuss your legal options. You may have grounds to file a personal injury or wrongful death suit against the at-fault driver, in order to seek fair and timely reimbursement for your losses.


The fatal car accident took place at about 2 p.m. on July 26, as Ashley Boyd and his wife Alice were traveling west on Seawall Boulevard, on their way to a family reunion. According to a spokesperson for the Galveston Police Department, Adrian Paul Mills, who was driving a black Infiniti SUV, was traveling east on the seawall when he suddenly attempted a U-turn and struck the Boyd’s Toyota Sienna minivan on the driver’s side. Ashley Boyd, 72, was declared dead at the scene of the Texas car accident, and his wife remains hospitalized at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) with serious injuries. Mills, the alleged drunk driver, suffered injuries in the collision as well, and was also transported to UTMB for treatment.


There are far too many drunk driving accidents in Texas and throughout the United States, and in 2010, alcohol-related collisions accounted for 31% of overall traffic accident deaths across the country. Unfortunately, statistics show that three in every ten Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some point in their lives. If you have suffered serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Corpus Christi, or elsewhere in Texas, consult our reputable lawyers at Bandas Law Firm for qualified legal help. Our law firm is located in Corpus Christi, and our attorneys have years of experience protecting the rights of car accident victims and their families throughout the state of Texas.