BROWNSVILLE, TX – A single-vehicle crash on Brownsville’s east side left two people dead on Tuesday. According to Texas Department of Transportation spokesperson Sergeant Maria Montalvo, the accident occurred when the driver, 18-year-old Martha Itzel Martinez-Garcia lost control of her white Chevy Malibu while heading eastbound on Houston Road near North Vermillion. She reportedly lost control of her vehicle, which went airborne and struck a utility pole, killing her and her passenger, 18-year-old Jose Guadalupe Camacho on impact.
Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Details of the crash are still under investigation, and our team will continue to post updates as they are released.
The Brownsville car accident attorneys of Herrman and Herrman provide these accident blogs as a way of keeping residents of and visitors to Brownsville informed of what is happening on the highways and roads in our city. These posts are not meant to be legal advice, and instead, will hopefully help keep you and your loved ones safe. If you’ve been hurt in an accident, we want to hear from you, and we’ll be ready to help you get the justice you deserve.