Fifty-year-old Carmona Perez Margarito was taken into police custody on Sunday, November 15 in Fort Worth, Texas on charges of intoxication manslaughter for allegedly causing a three-vehicle collision that claimed the life of an individual and sent three others to the hospital in critical condition.
The Fort Worth Police Department responded to the scene of the accident on the southbound North Freeway at Northside Drive at around 2:35 Sunday morning.
Margarito had been driving a green Ford F-150 pickup when the accident happened, announced police spokesman Officer Daniel Segura. The specific details of the accident are still under investigation and have not been released to reporters at this time. Officers believed Margarito to be drunk at the time of his arrest. The freeway was closed off after the accident while officials worked to investigate and clean up debris from the collision. It was reopened at 7:00 in the morning, according to police reports.