MIAMI (CBSMiami) âThe man who slammed his car into a stopped car in Coral Gables on June 9th, killing the two people inside, was under the influence at the time of the crash, according to the results of toxicology tests.
On June 9th, Ervens Prudent, around 1:20 AM, was travelling at a high rate of speed and rear-ended a Toyota Corolla, killing Sweetwater residents Maria Martinez, 44, and Marlon Gutierrez, 34, on the scene of the accident, according to reports.READ MORE: Vigil Held In Orlando For Missing Teen Miya Marcano After Day Of Searching
The accident occurred when the victim’s vehicle was stoppedÂ at a red light on 8th Street and 37th Avenue in Miami.READ MORE: ‘Can't Let Her Name Be Taken In Vain’: Gabby Petito's Family Speaks Out Publicly For First Time As Search Continues For Brian Laundrie
It was determined, through toxicology reports, that Prudent, 26, was driving under the influence of alcohol.
After the discovery, on Friday night, officers from the Traffic Homicide Unit obtained an arrest warrant for Prudent, according to Coral Gables Police Department.MORE NEWS: CBS4 Nat Moore Trophy Profile: Gulliver Prep Running Back Sedrick Irvin Jr.
Prudent, still recovering from injuries in Jackson Memorial Hospital, was placed into custody Friday night at the hospital and will be transported to Dade County Jail once discharged.