Driver charged in fatal collision

Juan Pedro Garcia charged with DWI with child under 15

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Juan Pedro Garcia

HOUSTON - A driver has been charged in connection with a collision that killed another driver.

Juan Pedro Garcia, 26, has been charged with driving while intoxicated with a child under 15.

Houston police said Garcia was traveling with a woman and two children eastbound in the 6700 block of Lyons about 8:10 p.m.

Garcia veered into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle being driven by 60-year-old Mary Helen Aranda, investigators said.

Aranda was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where she died.

A 4-year-old passenger in Aranda's vehicle was not seriously injured, officials said.

The woman and two children in Garcia's vehicle suffered serious injuries, including broken bones, officials said.

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