4-year-old reported killed in accident
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 20:09:31 GMT —
The Department of Public Safety reports a 4-year-old girl is dead after a roll over accident on South Padre Island around 1:30 Saturday afternoon.
Trooper Johnny Hernandez says 10 people were in the 1999 Ford Expedition.
All are reported to be hurt, and one is said to be in critical condition.
Hernandez says the driver was traveling north at a high rate of speed on Park Road 100 between Beach Access Five and Six, when he lost control and rolled over.
Hernandez says the driver had been drinking and will now be charged with intoxication manslaughter.
Names of the victims and driver are not yet being released.
Pct. 1 Constable Horacio Zamora told Action 4 News that his deputies assisted, but the Department of Publilc Safety is the lead agency in the case.