FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police say a North Texas man’s blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit for driving in a wrong-way crash that killed a woman and her two sons.
Alvarado police say 53-year-old Ricardo Martinez of Fort Worth was hurt in the weekend accident and remained hospitalized Tuesday.READ MORE: State Fair Taking Extra Measures To Keep Guests Safe
Martinez has been charged with three counts of murder and one count of intoxication assault, with bond set at $250,000.
Investigators say Martinez was driving his truck the wrong way during Sunday’s accident in Alvarado.READ MORE: Officials: Man Suspected Of Making Threats Against Texas Lawmakers Arrested
The wreck killed Maranda Abshire, 2-year-old Crus Dominguez and 5-year-old Christopher Dominguez. Another child in her vehicle was injured, but survived.
Medical records show Martinez had a blood alcohol level of 0.24 after the accident.
Police had no information on an attorney for him.MORE NEWS: State Fair Offers Hundreds Of Free Acts, Shows And Exhibits
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