DALLAS (CN) - A woman says she was buried alive in her own house for "40 horrifying minutes" when a man who was "drunk and high on cocaine and marijuana" drove his car over a curb, "through a brick wall," and through the wall of her apartment. One minute she was sitting peacefully in her living room, she says, then she was "flying through the air .. and her apartment collapsed on top and around her."
Chynna Stone sued Brian Michael Adams, now of Missouri, for the April 18, 2008 incident. She also sued his father, who is a doctor, and a slew of other entities.
Stone says Adams' blood alcohol content was 0.16 - twice the legal limit - and he also was on marijuana and cocaine. She says he pleaded guilty to felony aggravated assault and got 10 years probation.
She seeks punitive damages for negligence and other charges. She is represented in Dallas County Court by R. Dean Gresham.
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