A person on a 1st date was killed after a Texas girl drunkenly crashed her Porsche onto a sidewalk at 100 mph, prosecutors say

  • A Houston man was killed in late April by a driver going over 100mph in a Porsche.
  • The driving force misplaced management of the automobile and hit a person on a date strolling on the sidewalk, killing him.
  • Prosecutors alleged that the motive force was 4 occasions over the authorized alcohol restrict, and on medicine.

A Texas socialite accused of drunkenly driving her Porsche sooner than 100mph onto a sidewalk, killing a person who was on a primary date, has been sued by the person’s household after prosecutors individually charged her. 

In keeping with a civil lawsuit filed in Houston on April 26, 33-year-old Joseph McMullin was killed by a drunk driver on April 19, whereas out on a primary date at a donut store in Houston. The driving force, Kristina Chambers, was charged with intoxication manslaughter by prosecutors on April 21, which was adopted by the wrongful loss of life lawsuit introduced by the person’s dad and mom.

McMullin’s household’s lawyer Jesus Garcia informed Insider McMullin was “loyal” and in “the prime of his life.”

Surveillance video from the night time of the crash reveals Chambers’ Porsche dashing onto a curb the place McMullin was strolling, and placing him, sending him into the air, whereas Chambers drives away earlier than crashing right into a pole, in accordance with KHOU-TV. 

Garcia informed Insider that the surveillance video of the crash, particulars round how a lot Chambers needed to drink, and the place she drank that night time, can be key details for the case.

“It did not need to occur, and it was all within the management of Ms. Chambers,” Garcia stated.

Prosecutors stated that Chambers was 4 occasions over the state’s authorized alcohol restrict, and had medicine in her system, per KHOU-TV.

Chambers is the spouse of a rich Houston dealer named Xuan Si, in accordance with The New York Put up. 

Chambers’ legal professional didn’t instantly return Insider’s request for remark, however has denied the allegations, per The Houston Chronicle.

McMullin’s household is in search of at the very least $1 million in damages on the grounds of negligence and wrongful loss of life, in accordance with their civil lawsuit.