Father, Son Killed in Harlingen Wreck

Harlingen, TX (5/13/2021) – A father and son were killed Wednesday after a fatal collision. 


The accident happened around 12 a.m. at the intersection of E. Harrison Avenue and 6th Street. The two vehicles involved were a Chevrolet and a Buick.

The victims were 33-year-old Roel Martinez, a woman, and their 10-year-old son.

Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman and child were sent to the hospital. The boy was later pronounced deceased. 

Josiah Anthony Castillo, 19, was charged with two counts of manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault with a motor vehicle and had his bond set at $85,000.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Texas Car Accident Attorneys

According to Texas Law, Intoxication Manslaughter involves an intoxicated driver that causes the death of someone else while they are behind the wheel. Because a father and a son was killed, and the driver, Castillo, is seen to be negligent while behind the wheel, it’s important to seek legal assistance who handles cases of negligence and Intoxication Manslaughter.

An attorney can best represent you, negotiate settlements, and deal with insurance claims as you navigate your accident case. If you or a loved one were involved in an accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call personal injury attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Valley Central

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