Early Tuesday a 29-year-old man’s car hit another car, reports The Republic. The driver was charged with DUI, hit and run, and leaving the scene of an accident involving an injury.
The accident report states that the driver was found at Walmart a few minutes after the crash with a strong odor of alcohol on his breath and clothing and that his eyes were “bloodshot and watery.”
Police say that he refused to take a breathalyzer.
In West Miami-Dade early on Thursday morning, a contract newspaper carrier for TheMiamiHerald.com, was on her way to a warehouse to pick up morning newspapers when her vehicle was struck by a pickup truck.
Accompanied by her father, the woman was headed south on the Palmetto Expressway around 1 a.m. when a pickup truck slammed into her vehicle from behind, according to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP).
Both the daughter and her father were killed.
The woman’s husband, also a newspaper carrier, was waiting for them at the warehouse when he was given the news.
A 45-year-old man of Miami was driving the truck that hit her car. He suffered minor injuries. Charges are pending, according to FHP, which is looking into whether the crash was alcohol-related.