Victims Identified in Deadly McAllen Collision, $345K Bond Set for Suspect

2 years 5 months 23 hours ago Sunday, August 25 2019 Aug 25, 2019 August 25, 2019 11:00 PM August 25, 2019 in News - Local

MCALLEN – A 22-year-old has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and assault.

Police say the driver of a pickup, David Garcia, Jr. of Rio Grande City, slammed into a SUV over the weekend, killing two people.

The victims were identified as 52-year-old Alma Patricia Rodriguez and 2-year-old Patricia Vargas.

Seven other passengers, including Garcia, were sent to the hospital with serious injuries.

The collision happened Sunday at 2:44 a.m. at the intersection of 10th Street and Hackberry Avenue.

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Garcia was arraigned with two counts of intoxication manslaughter and seven counts of intoxication assault.

The judge issued Garcia a combined bond of $345,000.

No word on the passengers’ conditions at this time.

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