Police Say Driver In Fatal Weld County Crash With 5 Priors Was Drunk

CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – Investigators say a man suspected of causing a fatal crash near Greeley that claimed four lives had a blood alcohol content of more than two times the legal limit.

Gilbert, Ethan and Bryson Martinez (credit: Martinez famlty) Gilbert, Ethan and Bryson Martinez (credit: Martinez famlty)

Gilbert Martinez, 37; and his two sons, Ethan, 6; and Bryson, 1; died in the Jan. 25 crash. The suspected drunk driver, identified as Rigoberto Macias-Marquez, 44, also died.

RELATED: Driver In Crash That Killed Father & Sons Had 5 Prior DUI Convictions

Police say Rigoberto Macias-Marquez lost control of pickup on Highway 85 and crashed into a minivan carrying Martinez, his wife and their two children. Only the mother survived.

(credit: Greeley Tribune) (credit: Greeley Tribune)

Records show Macias-Marquez had served jail time for five past DUIs, but that he was probably driving with a legitimate license the night of the fatal crash.

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