19-Year-Old Arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter After Fatal Crash

By | July 30, 2023



A 19-year-old resident of Frisco, Texas has been arrested on charges of intoxication manslaughter following a fatal crash on Sunday morning. The incident occurred on US 380 and Coit Road when a grey Toyota 4Runner struck a light pole, ejecting a passenger who later died. The driver, identified as Tello Hernandez, is facing a second-degree felony charge. The Frisco Police Department is actively investigating the crash and has asked for anyone with information to come forward. MyTexasDaily.com reported

Fatal Crash in Frisco Leads to Arrest of 19-Year-Old on Intoxication Manslaughter Charges

FRISCO, Texas — A tragic incident occurred in Frisco on Sunday morning, resulting in a fatal crash and the subsequent arrest of a 19-year-old resident on charges of intoxication manslaughter. The incident took place around 7:30 a.m. on October 24, near the intersection of US 380 and Coit Road.

According to the Frisco Police Department, a grey Toyota 4Runner was traveling east on US 380 when it collided with a light pole in the median. The force of the impact caused a passenger to be ejected from the vehicle.

The passenger, identified as 21-year-old Erick Gonzalez from Frisco, was immediately transported to a local hospital by the Frisco Fire Department. Tragically, he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle, 19-year-old Tello Hernandez, was arrested at the scene and now faces charges of intoxication manslaughter, a second-degree felony.

The Frisco Police Department is actively investigating the crash, which involved no other vehicles or passengers. Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward and contact the Frisco Police Department at (972) 292-6010. Alternatively, anonymous tips can be submitted by texting FRISCOPD and the tip to 847411 (tip411) or by downloading the Frisco PD app on Android and iOS devices.