Posted: Apr 23, 2013 6:07 PM by Ben Lloyd - email@example.com
Updated: Apr 23, 2013 6:47 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - The victim of Saturday night's fatal crash at Port Avenue and Minton Street has been identified. The Medical Examiner was able to track down the next of kin for Elvira Esquivel, 27.
Police say she died as Gilbert Rojas, 18, fled an officer trying to pull him over for driving recklessly on Interstate 37. Esquivel turned off onto Port Avenue where he slammed into another car.
Esquivel died at the scene from head trauma. Rojas is still in the hospital. Police say once he's released he faces charges for the crash.
The other driver involved in the crash was arrested for being in a stolen vehicle.
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