Drunk Driver Kills Two At SXSW
March 13, 2014 at 3:56 AM (PT)
Sad news from SXSW, as CNN reports, "an intoxicated driver fleeing police plowed his car into a crowd at the SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST festival in AUSTIN, killing two people."
The two fatalities were man and woman who were riding their light motorcycles, according to AUSTIN Police Chief ART ACEVEDO.
There were at least 23 other attending the festival that were hospitalized, some with multiple internal injuries.
CNN notes, "Before the incident, the man was driving the wrong direction on a one-way street. Authorities attempted to stop the car, but it sped off, almost hitting an officer, according to Acevedo. The car later ran into the crowd."