News: Couple's car hit by suspected drunk driver in Miami

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Posted: April 22, 2021

MIAMI, FL - A man was seriously injured when his car was struck by a suspected drunk driver in Miami last week, according to a report by NBC Miami.

The accident happened in the area of NW 36th Street and NW 36th Avenue on April 15. 79-year-old Jesus Villaroel said he was driving his wife to work that morning when their vehicle was hit by a Lamborghini that also crashed into another vehicle. An arrest report said the the driver of the Lamborghini was swerving and driving out of control prior to the crash.

Villaroel was hospitalized with injuries to his chest and eye. His wife was not seriously hurt.  The driver of the Lamborghini, 35-year-old Gabriel Luis Pina, was arrested following the incident,  He now faces several charges including driving under the influence.

WPLG reported that Villaroel is now suing the suspect.

Those who drive while intoxicated run the risk of causing serious accidents and injuries. If you have been injured in such a crash, the experienced Miami car accident lawyers at Hickey Law Firm would like to discuss your case with you.  We are dedicated to protecting the legal rights of accident victims and will fight tirelessly for the compensation you deserve for health-care costs, lost income and related expenses. You can schedule a free consultation to discuss your case by calling 888-913-4296, texting 844-984-1937, or chatting with us online.