• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: September 2022

Texarkana, Texas (Sept. 2, 2022) – Marolin Gardner, 63, was struck by an alleged intoxicated driver late Friday night. Police say that Christopher Telles, 42, was traveling north near the 2000 block of State Line, when he drove his 2015 Ram 2500 into the opposite lane of traffic. Telles struck a 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan driven by Gardner. drunk intoxicated

Gardner was killed as a result of the crash, with a child passenger being taken to Wadley Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.


Telles was arrested for intoxicated manslaughter & intoxicated assault.


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According to Texas law, an Intoxication Assault involves a person who commits an offense if the person, by accident or mistake, operates a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated, by reason of that intoxication causes serious bodily injury to another.

Because a person was killed, and the driver is seen to be negligent while behind the wheel, it’s important to seek legal assistance. An attorney can best represent you, negotiate settlements, and deal with insurance claims as you navigate your accident and personal injury recovery. If you or a loved one were involved in an accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call personal injury attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: KSLA

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