Driver accused or ramming SUV into migrants in Texas charged with manslaughter
Published: May. 9, 2023 at 3:09 PM CDT
BROWNSVILLE, TX . (KGNS) - The man who police say drove an SUV into a group of migrants in Brownsville, Texas killing eight people is now facing eight counts of manslaughter.
The driver, George Alvarez, 34, appeared Monday for a bond hearing.
He is being held on a $3.6 million dollar bond.
Alvarez has been described by police as someone local with an “Extensive rap sheet.”
Investigators say the migrants were waiting at a stop near a migrant aid facility Sunday when the SUV allegedly ran a red light and the driver lost control of the vehicle which flipped on its side.
In addition to the eight fatalities, ten others were injured.
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