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Toxicology Report: Driver was Drunk in Coral Gables Car Accident

On June 9th, a man driving at high speed collided with a stopped Toyota Corolla on 8th Street and 37th Avenue here in Coral Gables. The two occupants of the Toyota, both women from Sweetwater, died on the scene, and the driver was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital. For days, police investigated to find the cause of this Coral Gables car accident, but it wasn’t until the driver’s toxicology came back that they knew he was driving drunk. What Will Happen To The Driver? Now police have placed the 26-year-old into custody while he recovers at the hospital. When he is discharged, the driver will be transported to Dade County Jail where he will probably face charges for reckless driving, vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence. How Many Drunk Driving Accidents Happen In Florida? In 2013, 2,407 people died in Florida auto accidents and 676 of those deaths were…
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Drunk Driving Accidents and the Consequences

It was April of 2012 when a local family was shaken by a drunk driving accident. A father was driving his two teenage girls to their mother’s house, so they could get ready for school, when their mini-van split in two. An SUV had plowed into the family mini-van while running through an intersection, but when police arrived on the scene, they couldn’t find the SUV’s driver. Where Did The Driver Go? Near the accident scene, a man covered in blood approached a police officer and claimed that he had been attacked, but the officer was not convinced. The police measured the wandering man’s blood alcohol level at .226—three times the legal limit—and they found his blood inside the SUV. Back at the scene of the accident, the father and his older daughter were transported for medical attention, but the younger girl did not survive. In 2012, this girl and…
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