GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Two people are dead and a man is charged with intoxication manslaughter after a fiery crash at 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 5.
The crash happened on westbound on Highway 66 between Dexham Rd. and E. Centerville Rd. Investigators believe one vehicle, a tan SUV driven by Gustavo Huerta Jr., rear-ended a maroon passenger car causing it to hit the concrete barrier, overturn, then crash and burn in a ditch. The two occupants in the maroon passenger car were pronounced deceased at the scene.READ MORE: Fort Worth Residents Concerned About Plans To Replace Nearly 100-Year-Old Forest Park Pool
Huerta Jr., remained on scene. The investigation led officers to believe the 30-year-old was impaired. Huerta was arrested and charged.READ MORE: Cook Children’s Halts Elective Surgeries Due To Staff, Bed Shortages During COVID-19 Surge
He is currently in the Garland Detention Center. No bond has been set.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccines Don't Impact Fertility, But The Virus Does, Doctors Say
The victims have not been identified at this time and the investigation is ongoing.