Wednesday, February 21, 2007


Sunday, 10/22/06

Midstate briefs: Man charged in fatal wreck

Metro police charged a Nashville man with two counts of vehicular homicide by intoxication Saturday morning after a fatal motor vehicle accident Friday night.Jonathan Narvaez-Pena, 22, of Bell Road was jailed in lieu of a $2 million bond for allegedly causing a collision of six vehicles that resulted in the deaths of a south Nashville father and his 2-year-old son, according to a department media release."Witnesses reported Narvaez-Pena was driving his Buick Park Avenue recklessly by speeding and running red lights as he traveled outbound on Murfreesboro Pike," authorities said. "He ran the red light at the Murfreesboro Road-Bell Road intersection and collided into the driver's side of a Ford Contour that was turning left onto Murfreesboro Road." Antoine Bumvu, 43, and his son Eddy were killed in the accident, according to police. Bumvu's wife, Josephine, 40, and his 6-month-old son, Tony, were seriously injured. Narvaez-Pena and a 2-year-old daughter, Hillary Narvaez, received noncritical injuries in the accident. Eleven people were transported to area hospitals, according to authorities.Narvaez-Pena "admitted to officers that he had consumed multiple shots of tequila prior to the collision," authorities said. Investigators listed alcohol, speed and the running of a red light as the contributing factors to the fatal crash.— AL CLEVELAND
Source: The Tennessean

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