Texas father charged with manslaughter in crash that killed child

HOUSTON, TX (KPRC) - A Houston father is facing charges after he crashed his car, killed one of his sons and injured another.

Authorities say 30-year-old Fernande Carcamo was charged with manslaughter and aggravated assault in connection to an accident that happened on West Mount Houston Road.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Carcamo had just picked up his kids from school and was driving on the road when he crashed into two tow trucks.

Investigators say Carcamo’s eight-year-old son died and his five-year-old was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

First responders believe that none of the children were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

Caracmo was taken to jail on a $60,000 bond after he was released from the hospital.

Authorities are still investigating the case.