MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An arrest has been made six months after a deadly wrong way crash on I-95 in which a motorcyclist was killed.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Taken Into Custody In Florida
Clarissa Vargas, 20, is facing several charges including DUI Manslaughter and Vehicular Homicide.
The accident happened July 19th. Investigators said Vargas was heading north in the southbound lanes of I-95 near the Dolphin Expressway when she slammed into a motorcycle driven by 41-year old Norman Mello. On impact, Mello went through the windshield of Vargas’ car and was pinned in the back seat of her car. He died on the scene.
Vargas suffered serious injuries in the crash.READ MORE: Israelis In South Florida Monitoring Violence In Home Country, Want It To Stop
Carlos Pereira, 61, who was driving a Dodge Ram in the same lane as Vargas, but heading south, spotted Vargas’ car and swerved to try to avoid a head-on-collision.
Pereira ended up getting sideswiped on the left side by Vargas’ car. Pereira suffered minor injuries in the crash.Woman Who Snuck Into American Sr. High Posing As Student To Promote Instagram Account Bonds Out
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