Media Release: Fatal motor vehicle accident, 4000 block of Boca Chica Blvd.
Suspect: Marving Andres Resendiz Zumaya (23)
On March 16, 2017 at approximately 08:10 pm, Officers responded to the 4000 block of Boca Chica Blvd. in reference to a motor vehicle accident involving a death. The driver of a white Ford F150 had driven against traffic as it traveled eastbound when it struck the front end of a Ford Ranger which was traveling westbound. A third vehicle traveling behind the Ford Ranger struck the vehicle from behind. The driver of the Ford Ranger, 79 year old male, was pronounced dead on scene. The driver of the white F150 was identified as Marving A. Resendiz Zumaya. He had fled the scene on foot and was later apprehended by units on scene. The driver of the third vehicle was treated by medical personnel on scene for non life threatening injuries. Investigators secured witness statements placing Zumaya as the driver of the white Ford F150 and driving erratically. Zumaya was charged with Criminal negligent homicide and Accident involving death.