If a driver faces DWI offenses in Plano, simply because there were no injuries in an accident doesn't mean there are no potential consequences in the event of a conviction. Driving while intoxicated is still treated seriously whether there is an accident or not. Law enforcement is constantly on the lookout for drivers committing DWI offenses and an arrest can result in significant problems for the alleged perpetrator.
In an overnight crash, a pickup truck hit an overhead sign and caused it to fall to the ground. The sign blocked the roadway making closure necessary until the sign could be cleared. Officials stated that the sign is approximately 50 to 60 feet off of the main road. All lanes heading north were blocked for several hours. The driver of the pickup truck was said to have suffered minor injuries and taken to the hospital. The driver is facing DWI charges for this accident.