Oak Cliff resident killed in drunken-driving incident

Roy Salinas was killed in a collision with a suspected drunken-driver.

The 35-year-old victim of an alleged drunken driver on Cole Avenue Tuesday night was Roy Salinas of Oak Cliff.

Salinas was driving his Honda scooter when he was struck by a driver going the wrong way on southbound Cole in a Mercedes-Benz sedan, according to a Dallas Morning News report. Salinas was taken to Baylor University Medical Center, where he died.

The driver of the Mercedes, 54-year-old Tim William Parks, was charged with intoxication manslaughter and was being held in the Dallas County jail.

By |2011-06-29T13:45:33-05:00June 29th, 2011|Crime, News|1 Comment

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  1. Hollis September 2, 2012 at 5:49 PM

    The trial is going on this week. Closing statements are Tuesday, September 4th. Court starts at 9:00am is any OCers want to come out to support his family and friends:

    Criminal District No. 6
    Frank Crowley Courts Bldg.
    133 N. Riverfront Blvd., Criminal District Court #6
    Dallas, Texas 75207

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