MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Florida antheral is present charged with vehicular homicide successful a deadly wrong-way clang connected I-95 aboriginal Tuesday morning.
Irwin Rockwell, 38, of Ochopee, was denied enslaved connected Friday.
According to a constabulary apprehension affidavit, helium was driving a 2017 Silver Equinox SUV heading southbound successful the northbound I-95 explicit lanes adjacent the Golden Glades interchange erstwhile helium slammed head-on into a 2019 Subaru Outback astir 5:00 a.m. astatine a precocious complaint of velocity connected August 24.
The interaction caused the Subaru to plummet disconnected the flyover into the grassy country below, a autumn of astir 85 feet, equivalent to an eight-story building. It landed connected its extortion and past burst into flames.
A Road ranger who saw the Subaru connected fire, managed to propulsion the passenger, Ed Williams Gonzalez Ayala, retired of the conveyance to safety. Unfortunately, helium could not get to the operator earlier the conveyance was afloat engulfed successful flames.
Gonzalez Ayala was taken to Aventura Hospital wherever helium remains successful captious condition.
The operator of the Subaru was excessively severely burned to beryllium identified, according to police. The ME’s bureau is utilizing dental records for identification.
Meanwhile Ochopee, according to the constabulary report, was besides taken to Aventura Hospital.
A trooper heard the suspect authorities helium “stayed retired a small excessively precocious the nighttime before” and was connected his mode to Miccosukee,” according to the report, which besides stated the trooper wasn’t definite if helium meant the Miccosukee Resort oregon the reservation.
In addition, the study states, erstwhile searching Rockwell’s Equinox, officers “found a thigh apical connected the operator spot with a recognition paper upside down partially nether it, and an bare Modelo solid brew vessel connected the operator seat.” Officers besides noted the “distinct odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle.”
Additional charges are pending against Rockwell depending connected the toxicology report.