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