Elsa Lopez-Villa, Carlos Garcia Dies in Waco Car Accident; Isaias Resendez Arrested for DUI
WACO, TX (April 17, 2023) – Officers identified 30-year-old Carlos Garcia of Mexico and 21-year-old Elsa Lopez-Villa of Waco as the victims who died in a DUI crash on Highway 84 on April 8.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the collision happened near Boys Ranch Road at approximately 9:10 PM. Based on a report, the victims were in a 2013 Honda Accord that was stopped on the shoulder at the time of the crash.
Due to unknown reasons, a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 traveling eastbound crashed into them. Subsequently, both vehicles traveled down a steep embankment.
As a result, Garcia and Lopez-Villa died in the incident.
Crews took two other people in the Honda to a local hospital with injuries.
The Dodge driver, 26-year-old Isaias Martinez was charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault.
As of now, the case remains under investigation.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Elsa Lopez-Villa and Carlos Garcia.
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