Driver Of Lamborghini Involved In Deadly Crash Pleads Not Guilty
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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The driver a Lamborghini who police say was doing in excess of 100 mph when he slammed into an SUV on the MacArthur Causeway, killing one man and seriously injuring another, has been arraigned.
In addition to Vehicular Homicide, 53-year old Andres Toro is charged with DUI Manslaughter and DUI with Serious Bodily Injury. He entered a plea of not guilt during a court appearance on Thursday. During the proceeding, the state added two new charges of DUI Damage to Property/Persons and Reckless Driving with Severe Injury.
Toro will have a bond hearing Friday, May 16th, at 9:30 a.m.
On the morning of April 24th, Toro crashed into the back of a Chevrolet Suburban stopped at a light at Fountain Street. The passenger in the Lamborghini, 42-year old Dr. Malcolm Lloyd, was killed. The driver of the SUV, 46-year-old Raul Alfonzo, was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition.
The accident report says that the Lamborghini tried to change lanes and struck the Suburban. The report said there was no evidence that the driver tried to brake for the red light and demonstrated a “willful and wanton disregard for persons or property.”
According to police, Toro’s blood alcohol level 0.173, more than twice the state’s legal limit.
If convicted Toro could face up to 21 years in prison.
Lloyd was the founder and CEO of Old Nassau Imports, a luxury alcohol company. According to a press release from the company, Lloyd was honored as one of 2012′s most innovative entrepreneurs. Lloyd’s family has filed a suit against Toro.