Contact Us

Drunk Driver Crashes Into Helicopter, and Has a Dumb Question

from houstonpress.com

Last Sunday morning there were a couple of drunk driving accidents that injured three people and killed one… the thing is, with this story, we have now heard one of the dumbest things to ever come out of a drunks mouth.

The first accident happened at 1:30 in the morning outside of Palestine in East Texas.

Some guy was out drinking and driving, crossed the center line, and hit an oncoming car head on. This is the crash that unfortunately killed 1 and injured 3 in the other car.

Authorities called in a Life Flight Helicopter to get the injured to a hospital.

Then, along comes 27 year old Matthew Mitchell… and he was drunk.  As he approached the scene, he sees all of these emergency vehicles, and flashing lights, and it just confused him.

Long story short… Matthew crashed in to the helicopter, bu t because of his slow speed it didn’t do to much damage, and was still able to take off to get the victims to the hospital.

The cops pulled Matthew out of the car and told him that he had crashed into a helicopter, and he asked them… here it is… “Why was the helicopter flying so low?”

Both of the drunk drivers got DUI charges, and the one that caused the first crash has also been hit with manslaughter charges.

(Houston Press)

More From Eagle

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kygl.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Eagle 106.3 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Eagle 106.3 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!