Felipe Bentancur, 49, Destiny Uvalle, 25, Brailyn Cantu, 14, and Kaisyn Bentancur, 4, killed and driver Miguel Espinoza, 45, arrested when vehicle strikes golf cart at 33rd Street and Avenue R in Galveston, Texas

Modified Date: 
Mon, 08/08/2022 - 2:40pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, August 6, 2022

2 children, 2 adults killed after drunk driver crashes into golf cart in Galveston, police say

Investigators said Espizona was headed eastbound in a black Hyundai SUV on Avenue R and failed to stop, hitting the golf cart that was traveling northbound and a Dodge pickup truck that was heading southbound.

4 killed when SUV hits golf cart at Texas intersection

Police say Espinoza was being held in Galveston County jail Sunday on $400,000 bond. Jail records did not list an attorney for him.

4 dead including 2 children after crash involving golf cart in Galveston, police say

Galveston Police say all four of the victims were in the golf cart, when it was struck by the driver of an SUV.

4 riding in golf cart killed in crash at Texas intersection By The Associated Press

Miguel Espinoza, 45, has been charged with four counts of intoxication manslaughter in the crash about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in Galveston, roughly 50 miles (80 kilometers) southeast of Houston, police said.

4 Killed in Crash Involving SUV, Golf Cart at Texas Intersection

Police said the adult driver of the golf cart was pronounced dead at the scene while a woman and two juveniles on the golf cart were taken to a hospital, where they died. The two other passengers — an adult and a juvenile — were hospitalized Sunday in critical condition, police said.

4-year-old among 4 family members identified in fatal golf cart crash in Galveston

The family created a GoFundMe to help cover the cost of funeral arrangements.

Victims of Galveston golf cart crash included 4-year-old and 14-year-old children from Rosenberg

Two adults, ages 25 and 49, were also killed in the weekend tragedy, according to Galveston police.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Felipe Bentancur
Destiny Uvalle
Brailyn Cantu
Kaisyn Bentancur
Miguel Espinoza