In Texas, a couple was on the side of a road along the Arlington-Mansfield city line, tending to a flat tire. Later, an alleged drunk driver struck them, and the incident killed the pregnant mother, her boyfriend, and their baby.
The baby was prematurely delivered to a hospital. However, because of the injuries that the baby suffered, it also perished.
Mom Leaves Behind Four Other Children
People reported that the mother, Alexius Mills, 28, has four more children aside from the child that died from the incident. The mother of Mills, Pamela Parker, said that they think it’s just a bad dream, and they hope it remains as such. Mills’ sister, Leddy Harris, described her as someone full of life, beautiful, and smart. People quoted Harris saying, “There is no excuse for it, to get behind the wheel when you’ve been drinking. There is no excuse to take someone’s life like that.”
Mills was not in the vehicle with her boyfriend. She only went to where he was to help him with his flat tire.
It is unclear where the other children were at the time the couple and their baby was struck by the alleged drunk driver. Reports also did not say where the three children would be staying after the death of their mother.
Boyfriend Died On The Scene
Mills’ boyfriend, 28-year-old Justin Eric Dike, was driving to work when the tire on his vehicle went flat on State Highway 360. He got to talk to his mother, Lisa Sanchez and told her that he would fix the flat tire and call her once everything was okay. They said their goodbyes and exchanged “I love you.” Sanchez said she received a call from Dike, so she borrowed her friend’s car to get to her son.
The alleged drunk driver is Adan Hermosillo Garcia, 31. He drove an SUV and rear-ended Mills’ vehicle that pulled over to assist Dike. Dike was pinned under the SUV, causing his instant death. First responders took Mills to a hospital where their baby was delivered. Unfortunately, both mother and son died later.
Alleged Drunk Driver Flees From Scene
Hermosillo fled from the scene of the crash, and authorities later located and arrested him. He is now at the Tarrant County jail on three counts of intoxication manslaughter and three counts of failing to stop and render aid in an accident involving death. His bond is at $30,000 for each of the six counts.