Kayla Mendoza

Kayla Mendoza  (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: “Too Drunk To Care” Driver Wants Prison Sentence Reduced

The self-proclaimed “Pothead Princess” — Kayla Mendoza — wants to have her prison sentence reduced from 24 years to 10 years. Mendoza made the request in an apologetic letter to Judge David Haimes, who sentenced her less than three months ago.

07/22/2015

Kayla Mendoza  (Source: CBS4)

Fatal Wrong Way Wreck Driver Sentenced

The driver responsible for a wrong way wreck that took the lives of two young girls was sentenced Monday to 24 years in prison and six years probation.

05/04/2015

Kayla Mendoza  (Source: CBS4)

Wrong Way Wreck Driver To Be Sentenced Monday

The driver responsible for a wrong-way wreck that took the lives of two young girls is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday.

05/03/2015

Kayla Mendoza  (Source: CBS4)

Woman Charged In Deadly Wrong Way Wreck Changes Plea

Accused wrong-way driver Kayla Mendoza is expected to changer he plea to guilty Wednesday morning to two counts of DUI Manslaughter.

02/18/2015

Kayla Mendoza, 21, is charged in the deaths of two women after a wrong-way crash on the Sawgrass Expressway. (Source: BSO)

Accused Wrong Way Wreck Driver To Plead Guilty

A girl accused of causing a deadly wrong way wreck on the Sawgrass Expressway is expected to plead guilty Wednesday

02/17/2015

October 16, 2014: New wrong way signs can be seen along some South Florida roadways.  (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Pilot Program Shows Hope For Preventing Wrong Way Wrecks

Seven weeks ago Florida Turnpike officials began a pilot program, introducing radar enabled wrong way signs and cameras to 15 highway interchanges in South Florida.

12/12/2014

Kayla Mendoza, 21, is charged in the deaths of two women after a wrong-way crash on the Sawgrass Expressway. (Source: BSO)

Judge Denies Bond Reduction For Accused Wrong Way Wreck Driver

A girl accused of causing a deadly wrong way wreck on the Sawgrass Expressway last year, appeared before a judge Thursday asking to have her bond reduced.

12/04/2014

Kayla Mendoza, 21, is charged in the deaths of two women after a wrong-way crash on the Sawgrass Expressway. (Source: BSO)

Exclusive: Accused Wrong Way Driver Addresses Victim’s Families In Video Deposition

Kayla Mendoza sat in a cramped room at the North Broward Detention Facility, surrounded by attorneys last August. For hours bared her soul about the deadly wrong way crash that she is accused of causing.

11/21/2014

Gary Catronio said he knows that nothing can bring back his daughter but if he can use his pain to change at least one student's mind and possibly safe a life, he knows his daughter would be proud.  (Source: CBS4)

Family Marks Anniversary Of Wrong Way Crash On Sawgrass

The families of the two women who died after they were involved in a deadly wrong-way accident on the Sawgrass Expressway have marked the one year anniversary of the crash which claimed their lives.

11/17/2014

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Exclusive: Wreck Victims’ Families Suing Driver’s Employer

The families of two young women killed in a head-on collision on the Sawgrass Expressway last year said the employer of the woman accused of causing the crash should be held accountable.

10/28/2014

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