Auto Accidents involvng teens texting while driving have killed more than 3,000 teens compared with 2,700 who die as a result of alcohol. These shocking statistics involving distracted driving are based on a study recently released by Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park. If you text or use your cellphone and are in an auto accident you stand the chance of being responsible for the death or serious injury of another person. It may be a person in your car, another car or a pedestrian. It could also result in criminal prosecution. It just 'aint worth it. Stay alert and drive responsibly.