Traffic accident in Goliad County leads to marijuana bust

Benavides was booked on charges of delivery of marijuana.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - A traffic accident in Goliad County led to the seizure of more than 50 pounds of marijuana.

Deputies said the driver, 37-year-old Eric Benavides, lost control of his car and crashed into a utility pole in Berclair, Texas, between Goliad and Beeville. While responding to the accident, authorities found the marijuana in bundles hidden behind the backseat of his vehicle.

Benavides was booked on charges of delivery of marijuana.

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