News: One man dies in crash involving DUI suspect in Dover

DOVER, FL – A man died and a woman was seriously injured in a crash caused by a DUI driver on Saturday evening.

According to 10 Tampa Bay , the crash occurred when the suspected DUI driver Teodoro Avellanda, who was traveling north on McIntosh Road, ran a red stop light at U.S. 92. His car crashed into a second vehicle, killing its 29-year-old male driver and seriously injuring a 28-year-old female passenger.

Florida Highway Patrol arrested Avellanda, who has been charged with DUI manslaughter.

When someone chooses to drive under the influence, they are not only breaking Florida driving laws, but unnecessarily putting themselves and others at risk. Intoxicated driving can result in significant injuries, and even fatalities. Did you lose a loved one due to someone’s terrible decision to drive under the influence? If you are looking for answers and justice, then a Dover Car Accident Lawyer can advise you on next steps. Our team at Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group is with our clients every step of the fight. Call us today at 727-847-4878 to request your free consultation.

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