Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-December 24, 2014
Units were dispatched to Thompson road on Tuesday, December 23rd, in regards to a motor vehicle accident. Minutes after 8:54 PM, deputies arrived at the scene and made contact with the driver of a 2005 white Chevrolet Impala, Identified as nineteen year-old Hector Alejandro Martinez. Mr. Martinez told officers that he was travelling northeast on Thompson Road when he broke and skid approximately 246 feet after attempting to avoid hitting a dog that crossed the roadway. That movement caused the Impale to collide with a stationary tractor trailer parked on the side of the road. Mr. Martinez was cited for not having a driver's license and for failure to maintain a safe speed. He would be taken to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for injuries sustained in the vehicle accident.