Texas officer killed, 2 hurt in collision

Officer died and two other people were injured Sunday when the officer collided with a vehicle while transporting a juvenile to a detention center

Duty Death: Michael Villarreal - [Pearsall, Texas]

End of Service: 04/12/2015


By Police1 Staff

ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas — An officer died and two other people were injured Sunday when the officer collided with a vehicle while transporting a juvenile to a detention center.

According to the Associated Press, 51-year-old Officer Mike Villarreal crashed into a pickup truck while transporting a 15-year-old.

Both the juvenile and the driver of the truck were in critical condition Monday.

The officer had served with the Pearsall Police Department for under a year, ODMP reported.

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