Dashcam video shown in deadly crash trial

A Johnson County courtroom watched video on Wednesday from an officer's dashcam showing the moment law enforcement arrived to the scene of a deadly wreck.

Prosecutors say 53-year-old Ricardo Martinez only had to drive two miles to his home in Fort Worth, but got lost and ended up going the wrong way on Hwy. 67 in Alvarado, where he crashed, killing a mother and her two sons.

Wednesday, there was also stirring testimony from the first officer on the scene.

Alvarado police dashcam video shows the Toyota pickup truck that prosecutors say Martinez was driving when he collided head-on with the Ford Mustang driven by 22-year-old Maranda Abshire.

The crash killed her and her two sons, 5-year-old Christopher and 2-year-old Cruz Dominguez.

The only survivor in the car was Abshire's 13-year-old sister, Lindsey Reynolds, who testified on Tuesday.

The state also introduced two surveillance videos on Wednesday -- one from a Fort Worth liquor store, where prosecutors say Martinez buys tequila, and then at a convenience store later that night, where he's seen buying a 12-pack of beer.

Alvarado Police Officer C. Farmer was first on scene.

On the dashcam, you hear his surprise at what he sees in the Mustang and then the cries for help from Reynolds, who had a broken arm.

"Please, please get me out please,” Reynolds can be heard saying in the video.

“What's your name?" Farmer asks.

"Lindsey,” Reynolds says.

Prosecutors also introduced photo evidence that showed several beer bottles inside Martinez's pickup and the receipt for the 12-pack of beer, which prosecutors say he bought after he'd already been drinking.

Inside the truck, police also found Martinez's keys, which police testified had a bottle opener on the key ring.

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