Alex Ford, John Layton Killed in Midlothian, TX Drunk Driving Accident

News sources brought updates to a fatal drunk driving accident that happened on June 21, 2012 in Midlothian, TX. Police said that John Layton, 46, was initially suspected of driving the wrong way along US-287 at approximately 1:00 a.m. and crashing into 20-year old Alex Elizabeth Ford’s vehicle. Both Layton and Ford were killed in the accident.

Scene of the Accident

After tests were conducted, news sources in Grand Prairie stated that Layton’s blood-alcohol content was at 0.314, which is almost four times more than the legal limit of 0.08% blood-alcohol levels. The accident was investigated by authorities, but no further updates in the case were released as of September 15, 2012.

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As a Texas attorney practicing for 20 years, I have litigated all manner of wrongful death cases. I use this blog as a place to write opinion / editorial articles on a variety of topics that catch my interest and as a means of sharing news stories relevant to wrongful death accidents. I think the overwhelming majority of people are unaware just how common these types of accidents are and I hope this blog raises awareness to rather serious public safety concerns. However, this blog is simply a means for me to share my opinions.

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