Damian Martinez Killed in Accident at I-37 and McKinzie Ln in Corpus Christi, TX

January 1, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Damian Martinez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

McKinzie Lane, Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Corpus Christi Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
I-37 and McKinzie Ln
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle lost control, veered from the road and collided with a concrete barrier

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-37 and McKinzie Ln in Corpus Christi, TX on January 1st, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 1:54 a.m. Investigators believe a Chevrolet Camaro lost control while headed southbound on I-37. Reports indicate the vehicle left the roadway before colliding with a concrete barrier, the crash seriously injuring  21-year-old driver, Damian Martinez. Reports indicate Martinez was taken to an area hospital for treatment of injuries he later died from. Additional details were not available.

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