According to the Caller Times, his arrest occurred April 16, 2020 and he faced double charges of a second-degree felony for murder and third-degree felony for driving intoxicated.
The actual crash happened last year in March 1st, where Martinez was then accused of striking Garcia with his car on Laredo and 17th streets. At the time of crash, Corpus Christi officers revealed Martinez fled from the scene instead of calling help for Garcia. His bond was originally $125,000.
Corpus Christi Police Department stated the incident occurred at the intersection of Laredo Street and 17th Street on the Westside around 10:38 p.m.
This incident was Martinez’s third drinking while intoxicated offense
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
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