News: Man arrested for Hollywood car accident that left 2 people dead

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – A man is under arrest in connection with a deadly car crash in Hollywood on March 5, 2021.

According to WPLG, 30-year-old Thomas Shaquan Lowery of Maryland is facing 16 charges in the case.  He appeared in Broward County court on Monday and was ordered held without bond.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Lowery lost control of his vehicle in the area of Interstate 95 and Hollywood Boulevard, hit a concrete apex and struck a car at the intersection, causing it to overturn and end up under the overpass.

The driver of the second car, a 62-year-old man, and his passenger, a 64-year-old woman, were pronounced dead after being taken to Memorial Regional Hospital.

Investigators determined that Lowery had not stopped at a red light and was speeding when he drove through the intersection.

His blood-alcohol level was found to be .202 percent and he tested positive for chemical and/or controlled substances, police said

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