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UPDATE: Police Charge Intoxicated Driver with Killing Pedestrian

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Thirty six-year-old Albert Martinez was charged with intoxication manslaughter on Saturday, April 25. According to the Caller Times, Martinez hit and killed an unnamed 29-year-old and then left the scene of the accident without calling the police. The incident occurred at the intersection of 17th Street and Laredo Street on March 1, 2019.

A grand jury in Nueces County indicted Martinez on April 16, 2020. He was booked into the Nueces Country Jail at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday on a $125,000 bond. Police records indicate that Martinez paid his bond and is out of jail at this time.

Disclaimer: The Corpus Christi intoxicated driving attorneys at Herrman and Herrman are dedicated to keeping you safe. We provide accident report information to help you stay informed and avoid an accident whenever possible. This article is not intended to provide medical or legal advice. If an intoxicated driver hurt you or a loved one and you need legal counsel, contact Herrman and Herrman today.