Rally Held for Flour Bluff Student Injured in Deadly Collision
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -
A fatal collision in Live Oak County killed two men and severely injured one. It happened just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on I-37, north of Oakville.
Department of Public Safety investigators said 45-year old Nathaniel Garcia, along with his son, Austin Tyler Garcia, were driving south in the northbound lane of I-37, near mile marker 67. That is where they collided into another car, driven by 25-year old Pablo Flores.
Both Flores and Garcia died at the scene. The son, Austin, was taken to a hospital in San Antonio via HALO Flight.
At last report, Austin is out of surgery, but is still listed in critical condition.
Austin's classmates at Flour Bluff High School hosted a rally Wednesday to show support and give prayers for Austin, his father and his family as they go through this difficult time.
Kiii News Reporter Bill Churchwell went Live from Flour Bluff with the details of that rally.