The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, held annually in the great state of Texas, was marred by violence this year when a vehicle plowed into a crowd of bystanders.
At least two people have been reported dead, with several dozen having been admitted to the hospital with injuries. The driver was apparently fleeing the police, who had initially pulled him over for suspected driving under the influence. Police eventually apprehended the unidentified man after he turned the car into the congregation of bystanders.
While this violent act took place in Austin, all Texas drivers and pedestrians face the possibility of becoming car accident victims. Houston motorists should know the state’s limits on insurance payouts for both intentional and negligent acts.
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