Two teens injured during Dallas MLK parade

Two teens injured during Dallas MLK parade


Legal news for Texas personal injury attorneys. Two people were injured when a golf cart ran into a barrier.

Texas personal injury attorneys alerts- Two teens injured during MLK parade in Dallas.

Dallas, TX—During the 24th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. parade on Monday, January 18, 2010, at least two teens were injured. The parade reportedly started at 10:00 a.m., at the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Lamar and was headed to the Fair Park in Dallas, as reported by WFAA-TV.

The teenagers were reportedly injured when a golf cart hit a barrier. Their injuries were reportedly not believed to be serious. The identities of the teens were not released, or if emergency medical services (EMS) teams transported them to a hospital for treatment. It was also not disclosed how or why the golf cart hit the barrier during the holiday parade.

The parade was sponsored by Elite News, to pay tribute to all of Martin Luther King Jr.’s accomplishments. According to Wikipedia, Martin Luther King Jr. day was created as a United States Federal holiday marking the birthdate of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The holiday is always celebrated on the third Monday of January. “King was the chief spokesman for nonviolent activism in the civil rights movement, which successfully protested racial discrimination in federal and state law. He was assassinated in 1968.”

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Texas personal injury lawyers.

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