AUSTIN (KXAN) - New details are emerging about a man who police say is being charged in an accident where one woman lost her life Friday
According to an arrest affidavit Christian Gonzalez-Martinez, 20 was driving a truck southbound on Springdale Friday night when it ran a stop light and hit a car turning from Pecan Brook onto Springdale.
Two people were in the 2007 white Honda that according to the affidavit was heavily damaged. A 36-year-old woman in that vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was bleeding from her face and not breathing. A second person in the vehicle survived.
Gonzalez-Martinez ran from the scene on foot but was chased by a witness who detained him until police arrived according to the affidavit. The witness says Gonzalez-Martinez exchanged punches with him before getting into a silver car three miles away.
Police eventually pulled over the silver car and arrested Gonzalez-Martinez. Who is now charged, with two counts of failing to stop and render aid; one count of intoxication manslaughter and one for manslaughter; and one count of intoxication assault.
Gonzalez-Martinez is being held in the Travis County Jail under a $2.1 million bail. He also has an Immigration and Naturalization Services detainer according to jail records.
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