Man Faces Intox Manslaughter Charges After Chrash

A man from Irving faces intoxication manslaughter charges in a spectacular crash on 114 that killed a FedEx driver.  Irving police say 29 year-old Justin Jones was speeding when he lost control of his pickup, hit the center divider, went airborne and crashed head-on into the FedEx driven by a 27 year-old man from Arlington.  The FedEx driver died at the scene.  Jones was rushed to Parkland, where he’s now in stable condition.

  • rizik sharif

    the fedex driver was my friend.his funeral will be tomorrow, prayers will be at south arlington mosque at 2:00pm then will be buried in joshua (muslim’s cemetry) around 3:00pm. i hope the drunk driver face a severe punishment for his action.also i hope the state of texas to creat a new strict law against drunk drivers and i support ernie brown’s idea of the type of punishment that he mentioned this morning.let’s all do something to stop these crimes which commited by ignorant selfish drunk friend was newly married and had his first baby less than a year ago. someone tell me if this is fair for the innocent family to lose their loved one while the criminals still on the go and the law allows them to drive again?

    • debbsc

      No, it is most certainly not fair! I believe the saying goes: “There but for the grace of God go I.” I was just a few cars back from this wreck. I’m not going to call it an accident. Justin Jones didn’t just “accidentally” get behind the wheel after he’d been drinking. It was a choice…a bad one, and one it seems he’s made over an over again. I saw your friend and what was done to him at the hands of a selfish drunk, as you rightly put it. My heart goes out to Khaled’s family, friends, and loved ones. No one deserves to die like that. The only (slightly) comforting fact is that it happened too quickly for him to suffer.

      As far as punishment, I didn’t hear what this Ernie Brown mentioned it should be. If it includes the felon having to clean up the carnage from other drunk driving wrecks, that’s a start. If they force him to look at raw photos of the damage he did (both human and property), I wouldn’t be opposed to that either. In any case, he needs to be behind bars and off our roads!

  • hazem

    just pray i dont see you out of jail

  • hazem

    you killed my brother!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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