Texas: Isaac Adams charged with DUI manslaughter after killing Sylvia Zazueta when he crashed into store; injured seven

19-year-old Isaac Adams arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter after crashing SUV into convenience store

Isaac Adams intox manslaughter crash Fort Worth Police 040315

Isaac Adams intox manslaughter crash Fort Worth Police 040315

FORT WORTH, TX – SUV Crashes into Convenience Store

04/03/2015 — Forth Worth Police report that on March 31, at approximately 1:35 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1799 East Lancaster, the Star Food Mart, responding to a major accident with multiple injuries.

The driver of a gray colored Chevy Avalanche, 19-year-old Isaac Adams, and one adult male passenger attempted to flee the scene of a minor accident with a yellow car (no injuries) that occurred at Highway 287 and Riverside.

According to TIU detectives, the Avalanche reached speeds of 80-100 mph while traveling northbound on Riverside. Adams attempted to turn westbound on Lancaster at a high rate of speed, and lost control of the vehicle.

The Avalanche wrecked into the convenience store causing massive damage to the building, and injuring several people.

There were six adults inside of the store at the time, and 5 were transported with non-life-threatening injuries. One adult female was transported to the hospital in critical condition, but she was later pronounced dead.

The passenger of the Avalanche was transported to the hospital for minor injuries; he will not face any charges. Adams was transported to the hospital for minor injuries and was arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter.

From NBCDFW.com

One of the eight injured was 24-year-old Sylvia Zazueta, who was trapped by the truck and had to be extricated by firefighters. She was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth in critical condition, but did not survive her injuries.

Zazueta was married with three children.

Don Jones, a cook who was working in the back of the store preparing hot food, walked away with barely a scratch.

“Just a big boom and glass shattering,” Jones said. “Then all I saw was dust and a truck sitting in the store. I thought, ‘My God, what happened?’”

Seven other patients were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries; three were transported to Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth and four to JPS. One of the injured was a passenger in the truck, the other was the driver who was transported to JPS for treatment.

Fort Worth police confirmed to NBC 5 they believe Adams was under the influence of a narcotic. He now faces several charges, including intoxication manslaughter……MORE

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